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In a fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the breast, your doctor inserts a thin needle into a lump and removes a sample of
cells or fluid. The sample is examined under a microscope.
Current as of:
March 18, 2013
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
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