Physicians Who Perform Breast Biopsy Near East Setauket, NY
Breast biopsy is a diagnostic procedure in which a sample of breast tissue is removed and examined in the laboratory for signs of cancer or other breast problems. The procedure can be done by two methods; fine needle biopsy and open biopsy. In a fine needle biopsy a sample of breast tissue is collected using a needle. In an open biopsy the sample tissue is removed through an incision.