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In a core needle breast biopsy, your doctor inserts a needle with a special tip and removes a sample of breast tissue. The sample is examined under a microscope.
Last Revised: March 18, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
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