Extraction of a small amount of tissue and / or liquid; the specimen is usually obtained by cutting or by suctioning through a needle.
A biopsy is a procedure to remove a piece of tissue or a sample of cells from your body so that it can be analyzed in a laboratory. If you’re experiencing certain signs and symptoms or if your doctor has identified an area of concern, you may undergo a biopsy to determine whether you have cancer or some other condition. Types of Biopsy: Bone marrow biopsy Endoscopic biopsy Needle biopsy Fine-needle aspiration. Core needle biopsy. […]