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How is a breast cancer biopsy done?

Dr. Thomas C. Ortmeier, MD
Clinical Pathologist

There are different types of breast cancer biopsies—and the kind you get can affect your long-term care. In this video, Dr. Tom Ortmeier discusses the different ways a breast biopsy can be done.

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