MRI of occult breast carcinoma in a high-risk population Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

abstract

  • Among women at high risk of developing breast cancer, breast MRI led to a recommendation of biopsy in 17%. Cancer was found in 24% of women who underwent biopsy and in 4% of women who had breast MRI screening. More than half the MRI-detected cancers were ductal carcinoma in situ.

publication date

  • September 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12933450

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 619

end page

  • 26

volume

  • 181

number

  • 3