Why Breast MRI?

In recent years, Breast MR has established itself as an important part of Breast Cancer screening.

When a Mammogram Isn’t Enough

For the first time, all women diagnosed with breast cancer may need magnetic resonance imaging, or an M-R-I. Read More…

Indications for Breast MRI in the Patient with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Use of breast MRI in the preoperative evaluation of patients recently diagnosed with breast cancer has increased significantly over the past 10 years because of its well-documented high sensitivity for detecting otherwise occult breast cancer in the affected and contralateral breasts. Read More…

American Cancer Society Issues Recommendation on MRI for Breast Cancer Screening.

An expert panel convened by the American Cancer Society developed new recommendations for the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for women at increased risk for breast cancer, and recommends annual screening using MRI in addition to mammography for women with a 20-25 percent or greater lifetime risk of the disease. Read More…

Get annual breast MRI, experts tell many women…

The American Cancer Society is recommending that women whose close relatives have had breast cancer should be screened annually with an MRI as well as a mammogram — part of new guidelines that could affect up to one million women. Read More…

MRI is the most sensitive means of detecting breast cancer with sensitivity to detect cancers of over 95% compared to the current gold standard of breast imaging, x-ray mammography with 80% sensitivity.

We report on two cases where breast magnetic resonance imaging examination changed clinical management. Breast magnetic resonance imaging is now recognised as an indispensable adjunctive examination to mammography and ultrasound. Read More…

X-ray mammography represents the principal tool for breast cancer screening, but has several limitations. Due to the low specificity of X-ray mammography, many more biopsies are performed than are necessary. More than 60% of breast biopsies performed because of suspicious X-ray mammograms yield a diagnosis other than cancer. Read More…

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