What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- The biopsy may not contain enough tissue to make a diagnosis.
- A chance that a cancer may be missed since the biopsy takes a small amount of tissue.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology