What to Expect During a Lung Biopsy | Battling Bertha

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When I announced that chemo did not work, a few weeks ago, I hinted that I intended to create a video describing my personal lung biopsy experience.  I wasn’t ready to talk about it until now.

I didn’t really know what to expect during a lung biopsy.  I know now that it is not pleasant.

Who am I kidding?  Cancer sucks.  Tests sucks.  Treatment sucks.

To be honest, when Dr. Ellent walked into the room and blurted out “I’m going to send you for a lung biopsy,” I didn’t want to have it done.  It took some convincing by my chemo nurses.

Even though I do not like the results, nor the prognosis, I am now happy that I did it.

What to Expect During a Lung Biopsy

Here’s my story…


If you are facing a lung biopsy, I hope this video helps you understand what to expect.

All is well,


PS – For the record, my hospital chart has EPIC stamped on it.  #epic



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