Breast Biopsy

 Breast Biopsy

Overview of Breast Biopsy

Neptune Diagnostic Centre, Ghatkopar, offers a complete range of diagnostic services, including breast biopsy. A complete range of diagnostic services, including breast biopsy, is provided at Neptune Diagnostic Centre in Ghatkopar. They provide facilities and skilled medical staff to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

We help people make informed decisions about their health and treatment options through innovative imaging technologies and expert recommendations. and speedy diagnosis, focusing on patient comfort throughout the process.

What is a breast biopsy?

Breast biopsies involve taking a sample of tissue or fluid from the breast and examining it under a microscope to look for cancer cells.

It is usually done if there is something wrong with the breast, like a lump, a suspicious change on a mammogram or ultrasound, or if there is discharge from the breast or changes in the skin.

There are some of the most common types of breast biopsy 👍

  1. Core needle biopsy
  2. Surgical biopsy
  3. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA):
  4.  Vacuum-assisted biopsy:


breast biopsy in Ghatkopar
Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) breast

Before the Test

  • Your doctor will have a discussion with you about the details of the procedure and answer any questions you may have.
  • You may be asked to sign a consent form for the procedure.
  • Depending on the type of biopsy, you may have to avoid food and drink for several hours before the procedure.
  • Tell your doctor about any medicines or nutritional supplements you’re taking, as some may need to be stopped.
  • Wear clothes that are loose and comfortable.

During the test:

The specific steps will vary depending on the type of biopsy you’re undergoing. Here’s a general overview:

Core needle biopsy and vacuum-assisted biopsy:

  • Imaging guidance like ultrasound or mammogram might be used to help locate the suspicious area.
  • The doctor will insert the needle and collect the tissue samples. 
  • It will be applied to the biopsy site to stop any bleeding. A bandage will be applied to the area.

Fine-needle aspiration (FNA):

Surgical biopsy:

FNAC test in Ghatkopar, Chembur, Kurla

After the test: 

  • You’ll be under observation for a short period after the operation.
  • You may need someone to drive you home, depending on the type of anaesthetic you had.
  • The area where the biopsy was taken may be painful for a few days. To reduce swelling, you can put ice packs on the area.
  • Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to care for and manage the pain caused by the biopsy.
  • The sample of tissue will be sent to a laboratory where it will be examined under a microscope. Results will be available within several days to one week.