A 41-year-old female asked:
what is a complex breast cyst, and why would an aspiration, and core needle biopsy be recommended?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Devon Webster answered
21 years experience Medical Oncology
To rule out cancer.: A complex cyst means it is not a simple sac filled with liquid (like a water balloon). Think of a water balloon filled with some smaller water balloons, pebbles, and dirt. This can hide cancer, which is why you need a biopsy. Make sense?
Answered on Jun 11, 2017
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