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Diagnosis

Breast cancer is often first suspected when a lump is felt or when an abnormal area is found on a mammogram. Most of the time, these suspicious areas do not turn out to be cancer, but the only way to know for sure is through follow-up tests.

Understanding what these tests are and how to interpret their results can help a woman take control of her situation and pick the course of action that is best for her.  Search here for information about follow-up tests called biopsies, which involve the removal of cells or tissue from the breast...

For information on screening tests like mammography and clinical breast exam, CLICK HERE.

Types of Biopsies

  • Types of biopsies
  • Deciding between biopsies
  • How can a biopsy miss breast cancer?
  • Factors That Affect Treatment Decisions and Prognosis

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