Tag: MRI

MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging): A type of imaging designed to detect breast cancer that uses magnets and radio waves rather than radiation (mammogram) or sound waves (ultrasound). MRIs are more capable of detecting breast cancer in women with dense breasts than mammograms.

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09/23/11
MRIs and mammograms both find tumors not found by the other method in women with LCIS
05/06/11
Preoperative MRI can improve surgical management of lobular breast cancer
02/20/11
Effectiveness of MRI in monitoring effectiveness of chemotherapy depends on subtype
11/04/10
Pre-operative MRIs find additional disease in 20% of lobular breast cancer patients
03/17/10
Postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer should have MRI of the other breast
03/05/10
Annual MRIs recommended for women at high familial risk of breast cancer
12/16/09
Mucinous breast cancer should be evaluated for multiple tumors before treatment

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