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Oct 22,  · HI Beth i had my mammogram and ulta sound and biopsy monday the lump in my right breast too the consultant said to me its highly likely its breast cancer. i have appt 23/ feb, so scared my lump is huge i can see when i look in the mirror. people keep telling me your be fine but until they go through it they just dont know.x.

Having a core biopsy or an FNA doesn’t necessarily mean you have breast cancer. 2. Core biopsy (also called core needle biopsy) A core biopsy uses a hollow needle to get a sample of breast tissue. Because tissue is taken rather than cells, it gives more detailed information. Several tissue samples may be taken at the same time.

A breast biopsy is a test that removes tissue or sometimes fluid from the suspicious area. The removed cells are examined under a microscope and further tested to check for the presence of breast cancer. A biopsy is the only diagnostic procedure that can definitely determine if the suspicious area is cancerous.

Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy reliably provides tissue samples that can show whether a breast lump is benign or malignant. Compared with stereotactic breast biopsy, the ultrasound method is faster and avoids the need for ionizing radiation exposure.