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What will bone biopsy results tell me?

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A biopsy can find out whether you have a tumor in your bone, and if that tumor is cancer. The doctor who ordered the test will explain what your results mean.

From: What Is a Bone Biopsy? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society: "How is bone cancer diagnosed?"

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Biopsy." 

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Bone Biopsy."

Radiological Society of North America, Inc.: "Bone Biopsy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "How is bone cancer diagnosed?"

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Biopsy." 

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Bone Biopsy."

Radiological Society of North America, Inc.: "Bone Biopsy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2018

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