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A single-institution study found that patients with melanomas of 4 mm thickness who had a negative sentinel lymph node biopsy had significantly prolonged survival.
(HealthDay)—Among a group of men with an initial negative prostate biopsy, clinically significant cancer is still found in subsequent repeat sampling rounds, according to a study published in the Ap...
Assessing the need for rebiopsy in patients with elevated serum PSA levels and a negative diagnosis of prostate cancer following analysis of the initial biopsy sample is a challenging, and often frust...
The CORRECT study, published ahead of print online today in The Lancet Oncology, is one of the largest trials to date comparing data provided by liquid versus tissue biopsy in metastatic colorectal c...
Not every melanoma needs a sentinel lymph node biopsy, and not every positive biopsy needs full dissection. Medscape Medical News
Targeted MRI–transrectal ultrasonography (MRI–TRUS) fusion biopsy is emerging as a powerful new technique to more accurately diagnose clinically significant prostate cancer. A recent study compari...
Medtronic now offers the GenCut core biopsy system, a unique lung tissue biopsy tool for use with the superDimension navigation system.Read more about Medtronic Launch
A new “liquid biopsy” technique is showing promise in detecting certain types of cancer, reports Gina Kolata for The New York Times.Read more about Researchers Test Blood-Based Biopsy for Finding ...
Repeat Targeted Prostate Biopsy under Guidance of Multiparametric MRI-Correlated Real-Time Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Patients with Previous Negative Biopsy and Elevated Prostate-Specific Antigen: A Prospective Study.
To prospectively determine whether multi-parametric MRI (mpMRI) - contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) correlated, imaging-guided target biopsy (TB) method could improve the detection of prostate cance...
We evaluated the prostate cancer detection with transperineal template-guided mapping biopsy in patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen and negative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided bi...
The usefulness of endoscopic biopsy following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) is limited because of its high false-negative (FN) rates. However, data on the factors associated with FN biopsy resu...
Patients with ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence or new ipsilateral primary tumor after previous breast conservative surgery with negative sentinel lymph node biopsy need again an axillary staging pr...
Initial tissue sampling for diagnosis of suspected basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is typically performed using a shave biopsy technique or punch biopsy.