I just have a quick and simple question.....
In a recent breast biopsy that was found to be cancerous, the color of the mass was a darker pink and red.
Now I have had a second biopsy on another site and this mass was a lighter pink...Are the color variations a sign of
While preparing any operated breast mass for pathological analysis, it has been noted that breast cancer tissue is grayish-white or off-white in color.
While taking breast mass biopsies, we use core cutting needles like the Tru-cut needle, and this often causes bleeding. This may have lead to the colors you described.
I am unaware of any studies or literature reports that have shown that resected tissue color is consistently correlated with breast cancer.
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