Breast biopsies are used to determine whether suspicious breast tissue is indeed cancerous. By removing a small sample of the abnormal tissue, physicians can evaluate it in a laboratory and determine if the patient is in need of further treatment.
This video provides a helpful introduction to the breast tissue biopsy process. By watching, you can learn about the different types of biopsies and when they are used, including excisional and percutaneous core biopsies. You can also find out about surgical biopsies and how they are performed.
If you are curious about what to expect during a breast tissue biopsy, contact the breast care experts at the practice of Dr. Marla W. Dudak by calling (888) 418-6759. Dr. Dudak is dedicated to providing the care and support the patients of Boca Raton need during their breast cancer treatments.