Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast

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Core needle biopsy of the breast

In a core needle breast biopsy, your doctor inserts a needle with a special tip and removes a sample of breast tissue. The sample is examined under a microscope.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery