According to recent research published in the journal Human Pathology, "Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has an evolving role in the evaluation of breast lesions and is currently being used for the screening of high-risk patients (eg, women with a personal or family history of breast cancer), for the evaluation of extent of disease in patients with a current diagnosis of cancer, and for patients with suspicious, but indeterminate, findings by other imaging modalities. If a suspicious lesion detected by MRI is not well visualized by another method, an MRI-directed core biopsy or breast excision may be performed."
"MRI cannot be used to verify the lesion in the...
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