Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 12th, 2007
The international research team found that MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, detected cancer in the opposite breast in 30 of 969 women (3.1 percent) who had recently been diagnosed with cancer in one breast only. The cancers in the opposite breast were missed by previous mammography and clinical exam.
The authors recommend MRI screening for women at high risk for breast cancer – those who already have the disease, have been recently diagnosed or have...
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