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Tests to diagnose

Find out about the tests used to diagnose breast cancer.

Mammogram

Find out what a mammogram is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Breast ultrasound

Find out what a breast ultrasound is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Fine needle aspiration

Find out what a fine needle aspiration is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Needle biopsy

Find out what a needle biopsy is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Punch biopsy

Find out what a punch biopsy is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Vacuum assisted biopsy

Find out what a vacuum assisted biopsy is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Wire guided excision biopsy

Find out what a wire guided excision biopsy is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Tests on your breast cancer cells

Find out about hormone receptor and biological therapy receptor testing.

Last reviewed: 
11 Jul 2014

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