Before you get a prostate biopsy…
November 1st, 2019
Approximately 175,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 32,000 will die from it. It’s a cancer that is as common in men as breast cancer is in women. There are over 1 million trans-rectal ultrasound (TRUS) prostate biopsies performed on American men each year. Unfortunately, these biopsies can have […]Read More
What Types of Genetic Testing are Most Crucial?
September 24th, 2018
Many conditions and diseases have a genetic component, so it can be enormously helpful to have genetic testing performed in certain instances. It can help you determine whether you’re at risk for passing a particular disease along to future children, for example, or if you carry a gene that’s associated with cancer or another serious […]Read More
How long does a Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy take?
August 23rd, 2018
If you or your doctor has detected a suspicious lump, your doctor may ask you to have a fine needle aspiration biopsy to gather more information about it. In this blog, the board-certified radiologists at Neighborhood Radiology Services in metro New York explain more about fine needle aspiration biopsy, including how long the procedure takes: […]Read More
Everything I need to Know about My Upcoming Thyroid Biopsy
April 30th, 2018
What Is a Thyroid Biopsy? A thyroid biopsy is a frequently performed procedure that’s done to investigate a mass or nodule found in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found in the front of the neck. The biopsy will determine whether the growth is benign or malignant. In order to […]Read More