Digital Mammography and Breast MRI: What's Newer and Better Out There?


The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is technology that’s been in use for years, but only recently has become a player in breast-cancer screening. It uses a magnet and radio waves to create 3-D cross-section images of your breasts; an injection of a
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A Breast MRI is an imaging test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the breast. It is a non-invasive medical test that enables doctors ...
1. Inquire about a breast MRI if cone-beam CT scans are not available. This highly sensitive test can follow a typical mammography to evaluate suspicious breast ...
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