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October is Breast Health Awareness Month
October Cancer Awareness
Breast biopsy is considered the best way to evaluate a suspicious area in your breast to determine if it is breast cancer. There are several types of breast biopsy procedures and your physician and our radiologist will discuss which procedure is best for you.
A breast biopsy is a minimally invasive procedure to remove a small sample of breast tissue for laboratory testing.
From the moment you walk through our doors, you will be directed to a dedicated Mammography Technologist who will guide you through the check-in process and answer any questions you may have. Your Technologist will remain with you throughout the biopsy.
This on-site procedure is designed to reduce the amount of time, anxiety and inconvenience you experience from the moment you discover a breast abnormality to diagnosis and follow-up. Each patient will receive personal and confidential service from our team of dedicated Physicians, Technologists and Nursing Staff.
After your procedure is completed you will be cared for by one of our nurses who will help answer any additional questions you may have and will assist you by providing information about community resources you may find helpful.
Cost of this service
Your health insurance will cover a portion of your service/appointment cost. In an effort to lower your healthcare costs, the Centre does not charge a co-pay, however donations towards your balance are greatly accepted. If you are currently uninsured, your costs may be covered by our Equal Access Fund.
Help people in our community access life-saving healthcare by making a donation.