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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.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    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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