Tag Archive: Oncology Profile

20 Years and Counting Since LMS Diagnosis

IT WAS November 16, 2000 when my husband and I were told by my Gynecologist that the biopsy done October 29, 2000, on a uterine tumor (believed to be a fibroid) removed surgically via Myomectomy, came back as Leiomyosarcoma or LMS, a very rare and aggressive form of cancer. I…
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Diagnostics 101: Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy is the correct term for the commonly-referred to as blood extraction for laboratory studies. It is a procedure which uses a needle to prick a vein and then extract the blood for diagnostic purposes. It is sometimes referred to as venipuncture. When you go to a doctor for a…
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