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Breast Biopsy (tests)

BREAST BIOPSY DEFINITION A breast biopsy test is a procedure that takes a small sample of breast tissue for testing at a laboratory. This type of biopsy is the best method available in determining whether or not a suspicious area in your breast is malignant. BREAST BIOPSY PURPOSE A breast biopsy is usually more...

Breast Exam (tests)

BREAST EXAM DEFINITION A breast exam is the self-examination of your own breasts to see if it's healthy and doesn't contain any lumps that may indicate the presence of a malignant cancer or tumor. Although this test was once essential in early detection of cancer, it's nowadays merely optional. BREAST EXAM PURPOSE Doing more...

Breast MRI (tests)

BREAST MRI DEFINITION A breast MRI scan (also known as a breast magnetic resonance screening scan) is a test used to detect if a patient has breast cancer or not. The MRI takes multiple pictures of your breasts and combines them into generate a more detailed picture that will tell whether more...

Fine-Needle Aspiration (tests)

FINE-NEEDLE ASPIRATION DEFINITION Fine-needle aspiration, as opposed to core-needle biopsy, is a type of biopsy wherein instead of taking a sample of the solid matter of a certain organ, it instead takes the liquid or fluid portion of the same organ. FINE-NEEDLE ASPIRATION PURPOSE A fine-needle aspiration is a type of needle biopsy more...

Mammogram (tests)

MAMMOGRAM DEFINITION A mammogram is a special x-ray examination performed on the breasts to help find tumors that are too small to be felt. It is a radiographic method that uses a special x-ray equipment to detect breast cancer in its early stages. MAMMOGRAM PURPOSE A mammogram is often required if there are more...