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This question was answered on Wed 29, Sep 2010 04:06pm by bobby s, md

Color of breast tissue biopsied

Asked by junk (Female; 45; NONE ) on Fri 24, Sep 2010 09:34am

I just had a biopsy, and the breast tissue taken out was like a string and white in color. what does white color represents.

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Answer by bobby s, md  on Wed 29, Sep 2010 04:06pm:

Tissue taken with the help of a core cutting needle is cylindrical and indeed may resemble a string. The color is usually white or whitish - yellowish, and is not very helpful in differentiating cancer from normal tissue.
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