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DCH
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Joined: May 2014

Hi Everyone! How long does it take for biopsies to come back? Last Weds I had 7! My GI said they all looked suspicious ... but I haven't heard a thing. How long did it take for you? Thanks!

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annalexandria
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Joined: Oct 2011

but I know after my first surgery the first round of tests for all the basic cancers was done in about a week.  Because I have a wonky tumor type, it ended up taking more than a week, but that wouldn't be the case for most people.  i would call tomorrow and ask!  You shouldn't have to wait any longer...it's way too stressful.

Good luck, hope the news is good.

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Trubrit
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Joined: Jan 2013

I presume you had colonoscopy biopsies. I think mine took about a week. I would definitely call them. You have a right to know what they are, good or bad.  Some Doctors don't call if everything is OK. But its good to konw, one way or another. 

 

CammieS
Posts: 43
Joined: May 2014

Biopsies were taken on Friday and results were back on Monday. We live in a large city, so maybe that helps.

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