What is a Breast Cancer Diagnosis?

Susan K. Williford, M.D., Medical Oncologist Explains

Understanding Breast Cancer Diagnosis

If breast cancer is suspected or the patient is due for her routine mammogram, a diagnostic test may be performed, such as a diagnostic mammogram or ultrasound. If a breast cancer is suspected then a biopsy is taken either with a needle or an excisional biopsy where a piece of tissue is removed.

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