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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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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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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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Pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Your doctor may use a range of tests and techniques to indicate the likelihood of pancreatic cancer but to get a definite diagnosis, a biopsy is required.

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Cervical cancer diagnosis

Women who are suspected to have cervical cancer will undergo further tests to confirm a diagnosis of cervical cancer. Find out how cervical cancer is diagnosed.

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Liver cancer diagnosis

Liver cancer is a cancer affecting the cells of your liver. It is among the top ten causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Find out more about liver cancer including its diagnosis

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Bowel cancer diagnosis

Bowel cancer can develop without any early warning signs. Find out how bowel cancer is diagnosed.

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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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Skin cancer diagnosis

Skin cancer is diagnosed by physical examination and biopsy. Find out more about mole checks and how skin cancer is diagnosed.

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Lactose intolerance diagnosis

Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.

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