Tissue Biopsy: Mesothelioma
Detecting Mesothelioma Caused By Asbestos Exposure
A tissue biopsy involves removing a growth on the body to evaluate its cancer risk in a laboratory. It is a very common form of cancer testing. If you were exposed to asbestos in your career or through a second party, it is important to be aware of your risk for developing mesothelioma—a rare but potentially deadly form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. Be sure to tell your doctor about your history of asbestos exposure.
Legal Help for Mesothelioma Patients
If you are diagnosed with mesothelioma, it is important to be aware of your rights and options. The trial attorneys at BCH can answer your questions in a free consultation. We’ll come to your house, sit down with you, and help you understand what to expect in a court case involving asbestos-related mesothelioma.
What Should I Know About Tissue Biopsies?
Doctors utilize three different types of biopsies to confirm or eliminate
the possibility of mesothelioma:
- Open biopsies are conducted under general anesthesia. Your doctor will remove tissue from the area of concern.
- Closed biopsies involve a tiny cut through which the doctor inserts a scope. There is a very short recovery time in these types of procedures.
- Needle biopsies require removal of tissue through a syringe using X-ray imaging / CT scans for precision.
Your Doctor Can Help You Get Treatment. We Can Help You Get Justice.
Our team at BCH is passionate about fighting for the rights of the injured and those who contracted mesothelioma due to hazardous workplace conditions or secondary exposure. We believe in the importance of holding employers accountable when they put production over employee safety. Let our mesothelioma attorneys help you fight for justice. Call BCH at (888) 367-7160 now to start with a free case consultation.
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