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Why do I need a consent form for a bone biopsy test?

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The consent form gives the doctor permission to do the test. Before the procedure, let her know if you:

Your doctor also will tell you what to expect during the biopsy. Ask questions about anything you don't understand.

  • Take any medicines or supplements -- even over-the-counter medications
  • Are allergic to pain medicine, latex, or tape
  • Are pregnant
  • Have bleeding problems or take blood thinners

From: What Is a Bone Biopsy? WebMD Medical Reference

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

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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