Event on: June | 29-30 | 2023
3rd European Congress on
Cancer Stem Cell and Oncology Research
Theme : Medical Advancements in the fields of Cancer Stem Cell and Oncology Research
Hotel SB BCN Events, Barcelona, Spain
A biopsy is a medical process that involves taking a small sample of body tissue so it can be examined under a microscope. Your doctor may endorse a biopsy if they think you might have cancer. In a biopsy, a doctor takes a small quantity of tissue from the area of the body where cancer may be present. The tissue is sent to a laboratory and inspected under a microscope for cancer cells by a specialist called a pathologist. A small amount of anesthetic numbs the skin, allowing the procedure to be nearly painless. Atmost a biopsy feels like a trivial pinch as the anesthetic is being injected. You shouldn't feel any sensation as the tissue is uninvolved.
There are the 3 types of biopsy: