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A breast biopsy is a test of breast tissue to see if you have cancer. A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. You will lie on an operating table. Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy is able to evaluate lumps under the arm or near the chest wall, which are hard to reach with stereotactic biopsy. You should wear a firm bra for the next couple of days and nights after the procedure as this will help the healing process. For the patient with a suspicious mammographic abnormality or a palpable breast lump , the obligatory diagnostic next step is a breast biopsy or cytology sample to make a diagnosis of benign or malignant.