How long does it typically take to detect colon cancer through biopsies?

This question was asked in Jackson, Michigan on 03/26/2012.
How long does it take for a test to come back to find out if you have colon cancer?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 3/26/2012

It typically takes between 2-3 days to get the results of a colon cancer biopsy test.