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Breast Cancer Diagnostic Process

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A tissue sample is needed in order to make a definitive breast cancer diagnosis. Learn about the process of getting tissue and more from Dr. Harness in this video. Click Here To Get Dr. Harness' 15 Breast Cancer Questions To Ask Your Doctor http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/what-breast-cancer-questions-to-ask/# Breast Cancer Answers is a social media show where viewers submit a question and get the answer from an expert. Submit your question now at, ‪http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/ask‬ In this clip, Jay Harness, MD, FACS explains how breast cancer is diagnosed. Well, to make a definitive diagnosis, you need tissue. The best way to get tissue is either through a fine needle biopsy, which gets individualized cells, or a core needle biopsy. Obviously, the suspicion that you have a diagnosis of breast cancer is made based on your physical examination and/or it's made based on your imaging studies. But the bottom line is you need tissue in order to definitively make a diagnosis. I would always encourage that that tissue be obtained with needle biopsies and not through an open excision or incisional biopsy. This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk.  If you have any concerns about your health, please consult with a physician.
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Missy Sorryno (5 years ago)
why not excisional or open? i was recently diagnosed with ADH. (bloody discharge and blocked duct on galactogram initated surgical decision)

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