Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast

Core needle biopsy of the breast

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.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici, MD - General Surgery,