Breast Biopsy Overview
A breast biopsy is a sample of tissue taken from the breast for closer examination. A biopsy is usually ordered when a mammogram or clinical breast examination finds an abnormality, lump or cyst. A biopsy is the only way to know if an abnormal area is cancer.
The type of biopsy your physician may order for you will be determined by the location and size of the lump or area of concern.
We provide three different biopsy procedures to help your physician make the best decision possible: