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needle core biopsy

A procedure in which tissue is removed from an organ or lymph node using a needle….

fine needle aspiration (FNA)

A biopsy procedure in which a fine needle is placed into a lump to extract cells.

Kidney cancer

…the kidney for examination under a microscope is the only way to confirm a diagnosis of kidney cancer. This is known as a biopsy. The procedure used to check for kidney cancer is called a core needle biopsy. You may…


…Checking the lymph nodes – Your doctor may feel the lymph nodes near the melanoma to see if they are enlarged. To test whether the melanoma has spread, your doctor may recommend that you have a fine needle biopsy or…

sentinel node biopsy

Removal of the sentinel node. If this is clear, no further lymph nodes are removed….


The removal of a small sample of tissue from the body for examination under a microscope to help diagnose a disease.

cone biopsy

Removal of a cone-shaped piece of the cervix for examination under a microscope.

Lung cancer

…the lung and/or nearby lymph nodes. There are various ways to take a biopsy such as CT-guided lung biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Mediastinoscopy, Thoracoscopy sputum cytology – lab tests on a sample of mucus from the lungs. pleural tap…

Skin cancer

…a tissue sample (biopsy) for examination under a microscope. This will confirm the diagnosis. A biopsy is a quick and simple procedure that is usually performed in the doctors office. Waiting for the test results can be a stressful time….

Cancer tests

…(full blood count) and to see how well your kidneys and liver are working. Biopsy During a biopsy, a small sample of cells or tissue is removed from the area being tested. A specialist doctor called a pathologist examines the…