Tag: Skin Biopsy

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Patient Basics: Skin Biopsy

Originally published by Harvard Health. What is the test? Doctors take biopsies of areas that look abnormal and use them to detect cancer, precancerous cells, infections, and other conditions. For some biopsies, the doctor inserts a needle into the skin and draws out a sample; in other cases, tissue is removed...