Accession Number PB2013-103100
Title Having a Breast Biopsy: A Guide for Women and Their Families.
Publication Date Apr 2010
Media Count 10p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This guide can help you talk with your doctor or nurse about breast biopsies. If you have a breast lump or a suspicious area on your mammogram, a breast biopsy tells if it is cancer. This guide talks about the different kinds of biopsies. It will tell you what to expect if you have a breast biopsy. This guide covers the research about how well different kinds of biopsies work to find cancer. It also talks about possible side effects. It is based on a government-funded review of research reports about breast biopsy.
Keywords Biopsy
Breast cancer
Imaging techniques
Mammary glands
Medical equipment
Radiation dosage
Product Source: AHRQ

Source Agency National Center for Health Services Research
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
57V - Radiobiology
77E - Nuclear Instrumentation
Corporate Author Oregon Health and Science Univ., Portland. Eisenberg Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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