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During a bone biopsy, the doctor may also take a sample of Reference bone marrow Opens New Window (bone marrow biopsy). A bone marrow biopsy is done to check for infection in the bone marrow or to see why the bone marrow may not be healthy or to check for certain kinds of cancer, such as Reference leukemia Opens New Window, Reference lymphoma Opens New Window, or multiple myeloma. For more information, see the topic Reference Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy.
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|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine