A breast biopsy is a procedure in which your doctor takes out cells or a small piece of tissue from part of your breast.
If your doctor notices something unusual during a breast exam or mammogram, they may suggest a core needle breast biopsy.
The FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test checks the DNA of cancer cells for extra copies of the HER2/neu gene.
The Oncotype DX analyzes a sample of cancer tumor to see the activity of certain genes that affect the cancer's outcome.
The immunohistochemistry (IHC) test can tell your oncologist whether you have certain types of breast cancer.
If you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, you’ll want to know what stage and grade it is.
You recently found out you have breast cancer. That's huge news, and no doubt there's a lot swirling around in your head.