Breast Cancer Biopsy Directory
In a breast biopsy, cells are removed from a suspicious mass in the breast. These cells are then examined to find breast cancer cells. Biospies can determine if a mass is cancerous or benign. Based on the type of mass, you may have a fine needle aspiration, core biopsy, sentinel node biopsy, or another type. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how breast biopsies are done, what to expect, what the results mean, and more.
Get an overview of various methods of breast biopsy that doctors use to spot breast cancer.
Tests for Diagnosing Breast Cancer
WebMD provides a list of tests used to diagnose breast cancer.
Biopsy: Types, What to Expect, and Uses
WebMD explains types of biopsies and why they are performed.
Breast Lumps: Possible Causes and When to Call a Doctor
Most breast lumps are not cancer. But if you find a lump in your breast, see a doctor as soon as possible. Learn the causes of breast lumps, the types, and what you should do if you find one.