Biopsy: 5 Things Every Patient Should Know
When faced with a possible cancer diagnosis, it can be overwhelming for a number of reasons. It’s hard to understand everything that’s happening, or even keep track of all the people on your care team. One of those behind-the-scenes people is your pathologistwho analyzes the tissue collected from a biopsy – far from a simple task.You may never meet them face to face but they play a vital role in your diagnosis and care. Aziza Nassar of Mayo Clinic shares five things that pathologists want their patients to know about biopsies, so you can feel prepped and ready for your procedure.