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What does my biopsy report indicate?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 in Cervical and Ovarian Cancer
Question: My daughter is having a cone biopsy next week. What can we expect from this procedure?
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Core biopsy

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Hello and thank you for asking

Core needle biopsy is the procedure to remove a small amount of suspicious tissue with a larger “core” (meaning “hollow”) needle. It is usually performed while the patient is under local anesthesia

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Is it possible this could "resolve" the problem? Can they remove all the suspicious tissue or is this just further testing?
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 6 hours later
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Core biopsy

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Hi again

The core biopsy it’s just a diagnostic exam. They will take a sample of tissue, whole tissue will not be removed.
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