A 30-year-old female asked:

The doctor said my granny has breast cancer without carry out a biopsy and asked for the breast to be cut off immediately should i allow it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
NO: There is more to it , with your granny's permission speak to her doctor and get the right information , as all the facts you may not be aware of . No doctor will perform mastectomy with out biopsy , may be a core needle already done in the doctor's office. If doctor is performing mastectomy with out biopsy , it is not too late to take her to different doctor .Good luck.
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