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  • We were relieved that the biopsy showed the polyp was benign.
  • The doctor told me it was cancerous even before the biopsy came back.
  • He had me go in for a biopsy, and that’s when we found out it was malignant.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • And I felt compelled to write the following on an index card: You need to have a dermatologist perform a punch biopsy on the mole (nevus) on the back of your neck If it is not too much of an invasion of your privacy, I would very much like to look at the pathology report.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s

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  • The doctor says, "We need to take a biopsy.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • She knew about harvesting tobacco and butchering a pig, but she’d never heard the words cervix or biopsy.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The surgeon, Dr. Timothy O’Holleran, performed a needle biopsy.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Finally, when nothing could be found, one doctor ordered a muscle biopsy, taking a small piece out of Morrie’s calf.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Without going into what had been learned about the incidence of lung cancer in hibakusha, perhaps supposing that Dr. Sasaki would know all about such things, Dr. Hattori recommended a biopsy.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • The biopsy lasted until dawn.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains

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  • He loved all of it, from going to the airport to pick up a jar that contained a Haitian patient’s severed breast and taking it for a biopsy at one of the Harvard teaching hospitals, to pounding computer keys all night so that Farmer or Joia or Jim Kim, another big figure in the organization, would be fully supplied with ammunition to argue the rights and needs of poor patients at high-level meetings that week.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Early that morning I had to do a simple breast lump excision, and if the biopsy was positive, then a mastectomy and auxiliary node dissection.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • They cut a wedge out of his liver —a liver biopsy—and dropped the wedge into a bottle of pickling fluid and closed up Musoke as quickly as they could.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • I sorted through the mail, killing time, a general sense of doom hovering over me, the way I imagined it hovered over people waiting for their biopsy results.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • As the first nun at Ngaliema Hospital, Sister M. E., lay dying, her doctors had decided to give her a so-called agonal biopsy.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Then, a few days later, Jones got her biopsy results from the pathology lab: "Epidermoid carcinoma of the cervix, Stage I."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • For now, though, the surgeon ordered the same thing he would’ve if a woman’s biopsy had come back with the same results: a lumpectomy.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • A fair amount of the nun’s liver traveled up the needle and filled a biopsy syringe.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • On February 5, 1951, after Jones got Henrietta’s biopsy report back from the lab, he called and told her it was malignant.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The biopsy definitely showed hyperplasia, so we would expect to see the same thing in the breast tissue removed during the lumpectomy.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • Possibly it was during this agonal biopsy that her blood squirted on the walls.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • On a separate page he wrote, "Henrietta Lacks Biopsy of cervical tissue Tissue given to Dr. George Gey."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • According to Howard Jones, Henrietta got the same care any white patient would have; the biopsy, the radium treatment, and radiation were all standard for the day.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • When he saw the photographs of her biopsy, he immediately realized her tumor had been misdiagnosed.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • To be sure, he dug out the original biopsy sample, which had been stored on a shelf since 1951.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The biopsy has secured for the patient, Henrietta Lacks as HeLa, an immortality which has now reached 20 years.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The biopsy.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • HeLa cells in his lab tested positive for the HPV-18 strain, but zur Hausen requested a sample of Henrietta’s original biopsy from Hopkins, so he could be sure her cells hadn’t been contaminated with the virus in culture.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Every day brought interesting cases and the pleasure of working in a hospital staffed and equipped to the highest current standards in medicine, where he could order a brain biopsy and not have to raise money to pay for it.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Finally he said, almost under his breath, "Marion, when it’s your patient and you are basing your surgery on a biopsy, be sure to look at the slides with the pathologist.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "She’s waking up from anesthesia after getting her biopsy.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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