Waiting for biopsy results is a very stressful experience. With
Rapid Biopsy Processing from Lima Memorial's Laboratory, you do not
have to wait for days and even weeks for your results. You
will know your biopsy results the same day your biopsy is
This possible through state-of-the-art-technology called rapid
biopsy processing. Rapid biopsy processing uses small samples
of the larger biopsy to more quickly determine if cancer cells are
present. This process only takes a few hours, so results can be
back in your doctor's hands before the end of the day.
About Rapid Biopsy from Lima Memorial:
- Same day biopsy results
- No additional charge for the service
- Can be used for any tissue biopsy including breast, skin,
colon, liver, prostate and thyroid
- Fully complaint with CAP/ASCOS guidelines for sample
- Breast biopsies are divided into two groups. The first
samples are processed through the rapid technique; the second
samples are fixed for more than six hours but less than 48 per
federal guidelines. According to protocol, we will have the
rapid and traditional biopsy reviewed intra-departmentally prior to
preliminary and final diagnosis being determined.
- All other biopsies types are processed and reported by to
the physician the same day of the biopsy.
In addition to following all federal guidelines, Dr. Darlene
Weyer, our Women's Imaging Radiologist, and our Women's
Imaging nurse specialist at the Women's Health Center meet with all
breast biopsy patients face to face to talk through their diagnosis
and treatment options.
You can request this service from the physician performing your
biopsy. Ask for rapid biopsy processing from Lima
Memorial! Call 419-226-5069 for more information.
Click here to hear one of our satisfied patient's experiences with
rapid biopsy results:
Rapid Biopsy Results Testimonial.