Skin cancer
posted by Trishafitz2021
03 August 2021

Punch Biopsy

Last reply: 06 August 2021 10:31

Hi there,

I had a punch biopsy on my hand,
I was wondering how lomg will I be waiting for results? Thank you!

1 comment


commented by Cancer Nurse
06 August 2021

06 August 2021 10:31

Hi Trisha,

Thank you for posting on the online community. I hope you are keeping well since your biopsy.

It would generally take approximately 2-4 weeks to get the results of a punch biopsy. This timeline could be delayed further is they are performing specific tests which need to be sent away for analysis. We would recommend speaking to your consultant or GP, depending on who took the biopsy, to confirm how long the wait will be.

Please feel free to contact the one of our nurses on the Support Line if you have any further questions. Our Support Line Freephone number is 1800 200 700, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Kind regards,

Cancer Nurse

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