Journal Article

Safety and diagnostic accuracy of tumor biopsies in children with cancer.

Interiano RB; Loh AHP; Hinkle N; Wahid FN; Malkan AD; Bahrami A; Jenkins JJ; Mao S; Wu J; Proctor K; Santana VM; Pappo AS; Gold RE; Davidoff AM.

This study sought to evaluate the safety and diagnostic accuracy of biopsies in pediatric patients with cancer. Analysis of biopsy procedures in children with suspected cancer over a 10-year period found few safety incidents and a low risk of diagnostic error.