Tuesday, July 07, 2020
|Your doctor understands that all medical care benefits from close collaboration between physician and patient -- so be sure to review, with your doctor, all risks and alternatives and make sure you understand the reasons behind the recommendation for this particular procedure.
Now let's talk in detail about the procedure your doctor has recommended. That particular recommendation was based on a number of factors:
And remember, the final decision is up to you. No one can force you to undergo a surgical procedure against your will.
There are a number of methods of performing breast biopsy. The choice between them is generally made according to the location and size of the lump.
|In this video, we will focus only on simple excision biopsy - which is the attempt to surgically remove the entire lump for laboratory analysis.|
Now I'd like to introduce you to another important member of the medical team -- the nurse.
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