Should women at high risk of breast cancer be screened with MRI?
- Role of ultrasonography in the detection of intraductal spread of breast cancer: correlation with pathologic findings, mammography and MR imaging. Satake, H.; Shimamoto, K.; Sawaki, A.; Niimi, R.; Ando, Y.; Ishiguchi, T.; Ishigaki, T.; Yamakawa, K.; Nagasaka, T.; Funahashi, H. // European Radiology;Nov2000, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p1726
The purpose of this study was to assess the role of US in the detection of intraductal spread of breast cancer in comparison with mammography (MMG) and MRI. In 46 patients with breast cancer, US features of the intraductal component were classified as ductal type or distorted type....
- IMAGING DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER IN VERY YOUNG WOMEN. PODEANU, MARIA DANIELA; STOLNICU, SIMONA; TREABA, ANDRADA CONSTANTINA; MARIAN, CRISTINA; GEORGESCU, RAREŞ-ADRIAN; GLIGA, MIRELA // Acta Medica Transilvanica;mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p263
To highlight the role of imaging diagnosis of breast cancer in very young women with overview of the literature, considering the diagnostic difficulties at this age. Material and method: We retrospectively reviewed all breast cancer cases in women â‰¤ 35 years-old admitted in the County...
- New Frontiers in Breast Cancer. // American Fitness;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p34
Presents an update on the tools for breast cancer detection as of September 2003. Procedures of thermography; Features of the Aurora Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner; Computer-aided detection. INSET: Arm Yourself, Literally.
- Introduction. Hylton, Nola // Applied Radiology;May2005 Supplement, Vol. 34, p3
Focuses on the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the clinical management of breast cancer. Limitations of using MRI; Use of MRI in diagnosing the disease; Application of MRI in assessing the extent of disease.
- A BETTER VIEW OF BREAST CANCER. Ressner, Jeffrey // Time;8/9/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 6, p101
Reports on a Dutch study of 2,000 women which showed that magnetic resonance imaging detected 80 percent of tumors in women at high risk of breast cancer. Ability of mammograms to detect only one-third of all tumors; Recommendations from the American Cancer Society that women at high risk...
- Imaging. // Current Medical Literature: Breast Cancer;2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p31
The article discusses a study by L. J. McGhan and colleagues published in a 2010 issue of the "Annals of Surgical Oncology" which examines the performance of clinical examination and preoperative imaging modalities in evaluating the extent of invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC). Preoperative...
- The choice of the correct imaging modality in breast cancer management. Bombardieri, Emilio; Gianni, Luca // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 31, pS179
This brief overview discusses which of the diagnostic options are more reliable and effective for breast cancer imaging with a view to avoiding the unjustified use of techniques that are suboptimal. The technological development of diagnostic imaging has been very impressive, and both...
- SEX ANSWERS, PLEASE! Hutcherson, Hilda // Glamour;Apr2005, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p116
Provides expert advice comparing the use of breast magnetic resonance imaging and a mammogram that can detect small tumors. Risk factors for breast cancer in women; Breast implants and lumps; Medical screening tools.
- 83% false-positive risk in MRI breast cancer scans. Liddle, Rachel // GP: General Practitioner;3/28/2008, p1
The article reports on the result of the study which shows that the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to screen women with familial risk of breast cancer falsely detects cancer in the Netherlands. Findings reveal that the probability of women having false-positive result was 83%. The study...