is less invasive than traditional biopsy and offers a relatively quick recovery time.

In MRI-guided breast biopsy, magnetic resonance imaging helps guide a hollow needle to a site of interest. The needle is used to remove some cells from a suspicious area in the breast and examine them under a microscope. MRI-guided breast biopsy is less invasive than traditional biopsy.

An MRI-guided breast biopsy is used to localize and sample abnormalities only identified on an MRI of the breast and not on a mammogram or ultrasound.