March 12, 2010

MRI Detects Contralateral Breast Tumours Missed by Conventional Screening Methods

By Beth Backus

Doctor's Guide
JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- March 9, 2010 -- Scanning for contralateral breast cancer using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) increases cancer detection rates among postmenopausal women, including those over 70 years old, with newly diagnosed breast cancer. The same findings were not confirmed in premenopausal women with newly diagnosed breast cancer

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