Breast MRI

  • Can visualize small abnormalities missed by mammography
  • May be useful in screening women at high risk for breast cancer, according to recent studies Can image breast implants and ruptures
  • Highly sensitive to small abnormalities
  • Used effectively in dense breasts
  • Can evaluate inverted nipples for evidence of cancer
  • Can evaluate the extent of breast cancer
  • Can help determine what type of surgery is indicated (lumpectomy or mastectomy)
  • May detect breast cancer recurrences and residual tumors after lumpectomy
  • Can locate primary tumor in women whose cancer has spread to axillary (armpit) lymph nodes

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