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biopsy gun

[by-op-see] an instrument used to take core biopsy samples, often used for prostate biopsies. See also biopsy, core needle biopsy.

Cancer Glossary

... biopsy. biopsy gun Search [by-op-see]. an instrument used to take core
biopsy samples, often used for prostate biopsies. ...


The Prostate Cancer Quandary

... the history of medicine is filled with examples of physicians "jumping the gun"
and using ... At age 67, I had a biopsy, when my PSA exceed 4.0, based ...


Cancer Glossary

... A doctor called a pathologist then looks at these samples under a
microscope. See also biopsy, biopsy gun, pathologist. ...


STAR Trial: Side Effects in The Uterus Are Key

... Of the 84 women on tamoxifen with hyperplasia, 72 were normal on biopsy
and 12 had atypia. ... The path report for the biopsy was ok. ...


The MRI Dilemma: Is It A Better Screening Tool?

... problem is that MRIs of the breast should be done by radiologists who do a
lot of these studies, and have the equipment to do a biopsy guided by ...


The Real Measure of Progress in Breast Cancer

... The only way a woman or her doctor found breast cancer was by physical
examination, or by the unusual event where a breast biopsy or procedure ...


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... http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/DrLensBlog/post/2013/06/03/Its-Guns-vs-Butter ...
bronchoscopy to look down in the lung or even a biopsy through the ...


Vaccine To Treat Prostate Cancer:Are We There Yet?

... One year after having a 1.8 PSA, I now have: a 19.7 PSA, positive results for
cancer from a prostate biopsy; and three metastatic sites in my pelvic ...



... We have sentinel node biopsy instead of axillary node dissection, which for
some women adds nothing but long term misery caused by swelling of ...


Radiation Therapy

... It is cancer care's version of the "guns vs. ... such as additional mammograms,
ultrasound and MRI, and for some women, breast biopsy in order to ...