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Biopsy

A biopsy helps a doctor diagnose a medical condition. Find out more about what they are, about the different types, and about why biopsies are done.

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Punch biopsy of a skin lesion

A punch biopsy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your skin.

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Liver biopsy

A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).

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Lung biopsy

A lung biopsy involves removing small pieces of abnormal lung tissue using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).

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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with the lower part of your large bowel.

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Colposcopy

A colposcopy is a minor procedure to examine the health of a woman’s cervix. It may include a biopsy to examine tissue.

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Gastroscopy

Gastroscopy (upper endoscopy) is a procedure where a tube, inserted into the mouth, down the oesophagus, and into the stomach is used to view these organs.

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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix. It is one of a few cancers where screening can detect pre-cancerous lesions.

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Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance

People with Coeliac disease can't eat foods containing gluten. Find out how it can affect your life and why it’s important to get diagnosed.

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Laryngoscopy

A laryngoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your larynx.

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