Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, October 8th, 2007
In one recent study comparing MRI, mammography, and ultrasound in 171 women whose lifetime risk of breast cancer was very high (20% or more), MRI proved best at finding cancer. Of the six cancers diagnosed, MRI detected all six, mammography only two, and ultrasound only one. Only MRI detected the four cancers found in women with dense breast tissue.
Even so, the ACS and other groups donít recommend routine MRI screening for women...
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