Breast biopsy - Mayo Clinic - Breast needles
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A year-old woman presented with a needle in her right breast. She was operated on under fluoroscopic guidance. The needle was removed. If other tests show you might have breast cancer, your doctor might refer you for a core needle biopsy (CNB). This is often the preferred type of biopsy if breast cancer is suspected, because it removes more breast tissue than a fine needle aspiration (FNA), and it doesn't require.