A biopsy is a medical test which is performed to detect cancerous cells at a suspicious site. A radiologist or a surgeon usually performs the procedure. A biopsy is one of the multiple advanced tests which confirm the diagnosis of cancer.
Pakistani population is at high risk of cancer. According to Cancer Index, 11.8% of Pakistanis are at the risk of catching cancer before the age of 75. The biopsy is thus a commonly performed procedure in the country.
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