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Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast

Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast

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.

Current as ofDecember 19, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology