A small biopsy taken for diagnostic purposes performed under local anaesthetic using a CT scan or ultrasound scan
The body's main defence system which fights infections or foreign substances.
A scan that involves injecting a very weak radioactive, which collects in the organ being investigated so that it can be seen more easily with a special camera.
The term used for surgery which takes place after an initial course of chemotherapy.
Given by injection into the muscle.
Given into the vein by injection or infusion (given slowly through a small tube).
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