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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|11/7/2011||My surgeon wants to do a core needle biopsy without imaging. So basically she wants to do it by feel. Is this an accurate procedure? Do I need to worry about misdiagnosis?|
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|11/7/2011||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. We would do core needle breast biopsy WITH imaging guidance, either mammogram, ultrasound and even MRI. (We would NOT do without imaging.) We recommend a second opinion at a Comprehensive Breast Center. Hope this helps and best wishes. If we can be of assistance here @ Johns Hopkins, please call Sheila @ 443-287-BRST (2778) to help with an appointment in our Breast Imaging Center.|
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