If sarcoma is suspected, what process do you follow for diagnosis?

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RobertMakiMDPhD (Physician - Oncology - Hematology/Oncology (Verified) ) - 07 / 10 / 2012

The most important approach is to get tissue for a biopsy. Scans will tell you something, but it is necessary to look at the tissue itself to determine the diagnosis. Usually a “core needle biopsy” will suffice. A fine needle aspirate does not give enough material for more sophisticated diagnostic techniques available today.
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