What To Think About
- If the biopsy contains cancer cells, more surgery will be needed to remove the cancer completely.
- If the biopsy is done on your face, you may want to have it done by a doctor who specializes in surgical techniques that can minimize scarring, such as a Reference plastic surgeon Opens New Window or Reference dermatologist Opens New Window.
- Further testing may be
- A small biopsy does not contain enough cells to make an accurate diagnosis.
- Cells from the abnormal area weren't included in the sample.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 28, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Alexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology
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