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Stereotactic Biopsy of the Breast

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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
Current as of March 18, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: March 18, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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