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i recently approached my oncologist to arrange a neeedle biopsy to get molecular profiles of my nsclc. He told me the lung tumors were too small to to get a worthwhile sample. I then inquired about blood biopsies and got a similar response, namely that the blood often doesn't carry enough cancer volume to return a viable profile. Anyone have advice? Should I try a blood biopsy anyway. After two years of treatment, I still don't have biomarkers.




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Hello folks and thank you all for sharing.   Katie can you or someone tell me the basics about blood biopsy.   It's the first I heard of this.

Thank you

Myra  and  my best wishes to everyone

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