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Biopsy is the removal of cells or tissues for examination by a pathologist. The pathologist may study the tissue under a microscope or perform other tests on the cells or tissue. There are many different types of biopsy procedures. The most common types include: (1) incisional biopsy, in which only a sample of tissue is removed; (2) excisional biopsy, in which an entire lump or suspicious area is removed; and (3) needle biopsy, in which a sample of tissue or fluid is removed with a needle. When a wide needle is used, the procedure is called a core biopsy. When a thin needle is used, the procedure is called a fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Using photoacoustic imaging to visualize scarring in donor kidneys before transplant

Using photoacoustic imaging to visualize scarring in donor kidneys before transplant

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

Breakthrough study shows liquid biopsy test can safely detect 26 undiagnosed cancers

Breakthrough study shows liquid biopsy test can safely detect 26 undiagnosed cancers

Horizon Discovery extends coverage of OncoSpan reference standards to FFPE and Liquid Biopsy

Horizon Discovery extends coverage of OncoSpan reference standards to FFPE and Liquid Biopsy

COVID tests are free, except when they’re not

COVID tests are free, except when they’re not

Scientists elucidate novel disease processes involved in pulmonary fibrosis development

Scientists elucidate novel disease processes involved in pulmonary fibrosis development

Top biochip firms speed up development of fast, reliable COVID-19 test

Top biochip firms speed up development of fast, reliable COVID-19 test

Analyzing structure of the nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Analyzing structure of the nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Blood test may aid in early detection of pancreatic cancer

Blood test may aid in early detection of pancreatic cancer

Blood test may help doctors catch pancreatic cancer early

Blood test may help doctors catch pancreatic cancer early

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus shown by cancer drug

Promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus shown by cancer drug

Bioengineers combine standard microscopy, infrared light, and AI to assemble digital biopsies

Bioengineers combine standard microscopy, infrared light, and AI to assemble digital biopsies

Patients with chronic liver disease need specific care during COVID-19

Patients with chronic liver disease need specific care during COVID-19

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Is coronavirus spread through feces?

Pilot study will provide data for further testing of gut microbiome analysis

Pilot study will provide data for further testing of gut microbiome analysis

NIH researchers identify a second gene that causes melorheostosis

NIH researchers identify a second gene that causes melorheostosis

Neil Tween appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Owlstone Medical

Neil Tween appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Owlstone Medical

New 3D bioprinting technologies to create cardiovascular tissue

New 3D bioprinting technologies to create cardiovascular tissue