Cite this page: Cytology/Competency Assessment - Image-Guided FNA Biopsy of Breast. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastcytcompbiopsy.html. Accessed December 15th, 2017.
Medical Knowledge, Practice Based Learning and Systems Based Practice
- Recognize that non-palpable, radiologically-detected lesions of the breast may be candidates for FNA as a cost-effective alternative to surgical biopsy
- Become familiar with the imaging modalities commonly used to detect and evaluate breast lesions (mammography, ultrasound, MRI)