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CONDITION - BREAST LUMP BIOPSY
FACT - Around 55,000 women and 370 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the UK - Source Breast Cancer Now
A biopsy is one of several tests you may have to check for breast cancer if you have a breast lump. It involves taking a sample of cells or tissue from the area of your breast that needs to be checked.
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