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Cone biopsy/LEEP for cervical cancer

What is a cone biopsy/LEEP?

During this cervical cancer detection test, your doctor removes a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix using a surgical scalpel. During a LEEP, an electrified wire loop is used to remove the tissue. The tissue is then sent to a pathologist.

Cone biopsy/LEEP for cervical cancer

When Pap test and colposcopy results indicate cervical carcinoma, your doctor may perform this type of biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.

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