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Understanding Cancer Series

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  • Posted: 12/29/2009

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Procure and Stabilize Sample

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A biospecimen is removed from the patient, taking great care to keep the sample biologically viable.

Graphic shows the biopsy procedure where surgeons carefully remove tissue sample and stabilize it.