Archive for the ‘Biopsies’ Category

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

A sentinel lymph node is the first node or nodes in the armpit that receive the lymphatic drainage from the breast.  If cancer exists in the breast, it might escape to the armpit lymph Read the rest of this entry »

Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

A Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) biopsy uses a small needle to remove fluid or cells from a suspicious lesion. These cells are then smeared onto slides Read the rest of this entry »

Stereotactic Core Biopsy

A stereotactic core biopsy (SCB) uses a mammography machine to guide a biopsy needle into an area of concern. When suspicious lesions are identified on a mammogram Read the rest of this entry »