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A biopsy is a procedure in which a piece of tissue is removed and sent to the pathology lab for examination.
The doctor will explain the procedure and have you sign a consent form.
Results will usually be available in three to five working days. You will be given an appointment with your doctor to discuss the results.
Call your doctor if you notice any of the following:
New Patient Appointments
For adults: 877-442-3324For children: 888-733-4662