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Cold cone removal

Cold cone removal

Overview

In the cold cone removal procedure, a small cone-shaped sample of tissue is removed from the cervix and examined under a microscope for any signs of cancer.

Review Date 1/14/2018

Updated by: John D. Jacobson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda Center for Fertility, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.