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Role of Excisional lymph node biopsy, Core needle biopsy and FNAC in Lymphoma diagnosis by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Jan 0013 12:00am The newly developed and more sophisticated techniques for analysis of lymphoma cells have provided us with the tools necessary for precise classification of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Nonetheless, routine histologic studies remain the gold standard for diagnosis.  Excisional Biopsy A well-processed hematoxylin and eosin ... Read on »
Role of Excisional lymph node biopsy, Core needle biopsy and FNAC in Lymphoma diagnosis by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 11:52am The newly developed and more sophisticated techniques for analysis of lymphoma cells have provided us with the tools necessary for precise classification of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Nonetheless, routine histologic studies remain the gold standard for diagnosis.  Excisional Biopsy A well-processed hematoxylin and eosin ( ... Read on »
Breast Core needle biopsy procedure by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 0010 12:00am Patients undergo breast core biopsy generally due to one of the 3 main reasons: 1) Presence of a mass or mass-like lesion either clinically palpable or diagnosed on imaging. 2) Presence of suspicious calcifications on screening mammography. 3) Nipple discharge or skin/nipple changes. Advantages of breast core needle biospy over Fine need ... Read on »
Breast Core needle biopsy procedure by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 9:28am Patients undergo breast core biopsy generally due to one of the 3 main reasons: 1) Presence of a mass or mass-like lesion either clinically palpable or diagnosed on imaging. 2) Presence of suspicious calcifications on screening mammography. 3) Nipple discharge or skin/nipple changes. Advantages of breast core needle biospy over Fine needl ... Read on »
Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy by anewkindofperfect Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm My left boob (sorry for the word, I normally call them my STUPID boobs LOL) was fine on the mammogram. My right boob however was not. You know, the boob that were did NOT have concerns with. It showed a small nodule, under one of my incision lines from my reduction. The radiologist said it was probably attached to the skin and was scar tissu ... Read on »
Needle Biopsy for Breast Cancer Diagnosis? by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 12:00am In an earlier blog, I very briefly discussed a press release in which a panel of breast disease specialists agreed that needle biopsy should now be considered the 'gold standard' for initial diagnosis of breast cancer.  On December 15, 2009, the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality published a free fi ... Read on »
Friday's Funnies - My Biopsy Experience! by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 10:48pm MY BIOPSY IS BENIGN!!! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR PRAYERS!!! Stereotactic core needle biopsies use a computer to map the location of the calcifications and guide the placement of the needle, which takes a core sample of the breast tissue. To read more about the procedure you can go to the following site: http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Aboutcance ... Read on »
Biopsy results are in! by Little Wonders Posted Sat 29 Dec 2012 12:00am After having to spend Christmas with a bit of anxiety awaiting my breast biopsy results, the radiologist mercifully called me early on Wednesday morning. The lump was benign (meaning non-cancerous), just like we were all thinking and hoping. The full pathology report determined that the lump is truly (most likely!) a benign tumor called a fibroa ... Read on »
The Saturday prostate cancer post: November 1, 2008 by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 3:41pm There are a lot of news items this weekend. This first batch addresses studies on: The incidence of clinically insignificant prostate cancer Bladder and rectal cancers as side effects of radiotherapy for management of localized prostate cancer. Fatigue in cancer patients in general (and prostate cancer therapy specifically). The ... Read on »
Protocol appl ... by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 5:27pm Protocol applies to DCIS without invasive carcinoma or microinvasion. The complete pathology report should include following parameters. Specimen type. Procedure  Lymph Node Sampling (select all that apply)  Specimen Integrity ... Read on »