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Mayo Clinic: “Biopsy: Types of Biopsy Procedures Used to Diagnose Cancer,” “Needle Biopsy,” “Upper Endoscopy.”
U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Benign,” “Biopsy.”
RadiologyInfo.org: “Biopsies -- Overview.”
Stanford Health Care: “Biopsy.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Needle Biopsy: Test Details.”
University of Michigan Medicine: “Needle Biopsy.”
Yale Medicine: “Skin Biopsies: What You Should Expect.”
InformedHealth.org: “What Happens During a Biopsy.”
American Cancer Society: “Reasons for delays in getting your biopsy and cytology test results.”
OncoLink: "Incisional & Excisional Biopsy."
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