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Journal Article
Study

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

Interiano RB, Loh AHP, Hinkle N, et al. Cancer. 2015;121:1098-107.

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.