Breast biopsy is a simple procedure to determine whether the lumps in your breast are cancerous or not. Although most breast lumps are non-cancerous, if the doctor also has enough reason to suspect any cancerous growth, a breast biopsy will be performed.
In breast biopsy in Iran, a sample of the breast tissue is removed and sent to a laboratory to identify and diagnose any abnormalities in the cells. The quicker a tumour is detected, the sooner can the treatment begin, impacting your overall health and longevity.
Although 99% of the breast cancer occur in women, men are also susceptible to breast cancer. Men with a genetic disorder called Klinefelter syndrome have the same risk of developing cancer as that of women. Therefore, it is equally important for men to be aware and get themselves checked.
There are different biopsy procedures and the method most appropriate for you will depend on the following factors such as:
The size of the lump or suspicious area in your breast
Location of the lump