A 28-year-old female asked:
Does vacuum assisted breast biopsy cause cancer from thre trauma? biopsy was negative (normal breast tissue)
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 35 years experience
Nope: Congrats on the benign results! we have been performing core biopsies for over 30 years and have not found any association between benign biopsies and cancer development. Moreover, surgical biopsies are more "traumatic"--we've been doing those for 100+ years without any increased cancer risk.
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Internal Medicine - Oncology 20 years experience
No: There is no evidence to support this.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 15, 2016
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