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  • 08.3.10

    AJR: Breast MRI Screening Beneficial for some with Previous Cancer

    CMIO | Gina Narcisi

    Breast MRI screening of women with only a personal, not familial, history of breast cancer was clinically valuable in finding malignancies for 12 percent of all cases, with a reasonable biopsy rate of 39 percent, found a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. Sandra Brennan, MB, and her colleagues from the department of radiology, breast imaging section at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City conducted their study to determine whether women with only a personal history of breast cancer and without indications for MRI screening under current American Cancer Society guidelines would benefit from screening.

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