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 »

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