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In a fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the breast, your doctor inserts a thin needle into a lump and removes a sample of cells or fluid. The sample is examined under a microscope.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery|
|Last Revised||March 29, 2011|