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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Breast
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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: December 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffSarah A. Marshall, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
Current as of:
December 19, 2018
Medical Review:Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
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