TITLE

Magnetic Resonance in the Detection of Breast Cancers of Different Histological Types

AUTHOR(S)
Mayrhofer, Rebecca M.; Hsiao Piau Ng; Putti, Thomas C.; Kuchel, Philip W.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Magnetic Resonance Insights;2013, Issue 6, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Breast cancer incidence is increasing worldwide. Early detection is critical for long-term patient survival, as is monitoring responses to chemotherapy for management of the disease. Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (MRI/MRS) has gained in importance in the last decade for the diagnosis and monitoring of breast cancer therapy. The sensitivity of MRI/MRS for anatomical delineation is very high and the consensus is that MRI is more sensitive in detection than x-ray mammography. Advantages of MRS include delivery of biochemical information about tumor metabolism, which can potentially assist in the staging of cancers and monitoring responses to treatment. The roles of MRS and MRI in screening and monitoring responses to treatment of breast cancer are reviewed here. We rationalize how it is that different histological types of breast cancer are differentially detected and characterized by MR methods.
ACCESSION #
90107924

 

Related Articles

  • Second Opinion.  // Indianapolis Monthly;Nov2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p55 

    In this article the author discusses the case of a woman who trusted her instinct of having a breast cancer despite the negative result of mammogram, and asked to undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which confirmed her suspicion regarding the disease.

  • Scintimammography with [sup 99m] Tc-MIBI versus dynamic MRI for non-invasive characterization of breast masses. Imbriaco, Massimo; Del Vecchio, Silvana; Riccardi, Albina; Pace, Leonardo; Di Salle, Francesco; Di Gennaro, Francesca; Salvatore, Marco; Sodano, Antonio // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p56 

    Abstract. Although mammography remains the technique of choice for the early detection of breast cancer, several imaging techniques, including scintimammography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), have recently been proposed as adjuncts for this purpose and included in many diagnostic...

  • Breast Cancer Screening Is Essential.  // Texas Monthly;Oct2016, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p46 

    The article offers information on the importance of breast cancer screening and highlights the various diagnostic tests offered in Texas including mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging which greatly reduces the risk of breast cancer mortality among women.

  • NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN BREAST CANCER. Hnilicova, P.; Dobrota, D. // Acta Medica Martiniana;Mar2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p22 

    The early detection and treatment of breast cancer is of direct benefit to patients. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a promising modality for detection, diagnosis, and staging of breast cancer. MRI enables two methods: the diffusion-weighted MRI (DW MRI) and the dynamic contrast enhanced MRI...

  • KONYA KANSER ERKEN TEÅžHÄ°S -- TARAMA VE EĞİTÄ°M MERKEZÄ°(KETEM) ÇALIÅžANLARININ EĞİTÄ°MÄ°NÄ°N MEME KANSERÄ° TANI VE TEDAVÄ° SÃœRECÄ°NE ETKÄ°SÄ°. Eryılmaz, Mehmet Ali; Karahan, Ömer; Civcik, Seher; Büyük, Eylem; Tuncer, Murat; Özgül, Nejat; Özmen, Vahit // Meme Sagligi Dergisi / Journal of Breast Health;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p23 

    Purpose: To investigate the effects of information acquired by KETEM's staff on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Patients and Methods: Between 2007-2010, BSE was first taught and performed in all women. USG was performed for those ≤40, and MG for those ≥40; also, USG and...

  • Breast Cancer Detection Using Support Vector Machine Technique Applied on Extracted Electromagnetic Waves. Al Sharkawy, M.; Sharkas, M.; Ragab, D. // Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal;Apr2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p292 

    Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer, as well as the leading cause of decease among women. Early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer increases the chances for successful treatment and complete recovery for the patient. Mammography is currently the most sensitive method to...

  • Beating Breast Cancer in Tennessee.  // Imaging Economics;Nov2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p12 

    The article reports on the acquisition of an Aurora 1.5 Tesla Dedicated Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System by the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The facility's co-medical director J. Lanett Varnell asserts that the center aims to offer advanced imaging...

  • Diagnostic performance of ADCs in different ROIs for breast lesions. Wei Zhang; Guan-Qiao Jin; Jun-Jie Liu; Dan-Ke Su; Ning-Bin Luo; Dong Xie; Shao-Lv Lai; Xiang-Yang Huang; Wei-Li Huang // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p12096 

    Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the diagnostic performance of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values for breast lesions by different measuring methods and find out the optimum measuring method. Methods: ADCW-mean and ADCW-min were obtained by whole-measurement method,...

  • Assessing the effect of a true-positive recall case in screening mammography: does perceptual priming alter radiologists' performance? LEWIS, S. J.; MELLO-THOMS, C. R.; BRENNAN, P. C.; LEE, W.; TAN, A.; MCENTEE, M. F.; EVANOFF, M.; PIETRZYK, M.; REED, W. M. // British Journal of Radiology;Jul2014, Vol. 87 Issue 1039, p1 

    Objective: To measure the effect of the insertion of less-difficult malignant cases on subsequent breast cancer detection by breast imaging radiologists. Methods: The research comprises two studies. Study 1: 8 radiologists read 2 sets of images each consisting of 40 mammographic cases. Set A...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics