I've just completed 5 chemo rounds of FCR. My hematologist, when I asked him about needing a biopsy to check the effectiveness of treatment, said basically that a) my counts all looked right where they'd hoped they would be, and b) how would having more specific information from a biopsy help? His point in (b) was that knowing a more precise measure of the effectiveness of my treatment would not change the eventual time to next treatment. And when I did need treatment, even then it may not be needed. What do others make of this approach? I had thought that the biopsy was pretty standard after treatment. Thanks!
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