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    Stereotactic Biopsy of the Breast

    Stereotactic Biopsy of the Breast

    Stereotactic biopsy of the breast

    In a stereotactic breast biopsy, your doctor will use X-ray to guide a needle to the biopsy site to remove samples of breast tissue. The samples are examined under a microscope.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
    Last Revised March 18, 2013

    Last Revised: March 18, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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