Tag: biopsy

Biopsy: The removal of a piece of tissue for diagnostic examination. The most common types are needle biopsy and excisional biopsy (surgical removal of a lump or suspicious area).

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06/18/12
Core needle biopsies might influence the site of breast cancer relapse
05/02/12
Brachytherapy has similar survival but more complications than whole breast irradiation
04/16/12
Women with false positive mammograms more likely eventually to be diagnosed with breast cancer
02/23/11
27% of tumors with LCIS found in core needle biopsy also have invasive breast cancer
02/19/11
Rate of needle biopsy compared to surgical biopsy is too low
11/19/10
Factors predicting upstaging from DCIS to invasive breast cancer at time of biopsy
11/04/10
Pre-operative MRIs find additional disease in 20% of lobular breast cancer patients
01/12/10
Risk of breast cancer seeding varies according to needle biopsy method

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