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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: August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine C. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
Medical Review:Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD - General Surgery & Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology