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Breast Cancer

Undecided core needle biopsy not able to ex

12/31/2008

Question:

core needle biopsy failed to reach area of calcium too close to chest wall what do I do next? because it could be positive if correct tissue was taken

Answer:

Core biopsy could be attempted again, or a needle-localized excisional biopsy could be performed.

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University