Risks of Breast Biopsy | Stanford Health Care - Complications of breast biopsy Like 57.68% | 839 votes Views: 160 519 Download And swelling of the breast. Infection or bleeding at the biopsy site. Categories: Paizuri Comments: Add Comment Cancel By Dazahn - 12:46 Altered breast appearance, depending on how much tissue is removed and how your breast heals. By Tygosho - 01:04 Additional surgery or other treatment, depending on biopsy results. By Fenritaur - 13:20 A pictorial review of some of the complications of breast core biopsy is presented. Core biopsy of the breast is a commonly performed. By Kirr - 08:26 A breast biopsy is a small piece of breast tissue that is removed and checked in a lab. This is done to see if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.