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MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a painless and noninvasive test that helps diagnose medical conditions. MRI uses powerful magnetic fields to produce very detailed, cross-sectional images of the body. In some breast MRIs, a contrast agent is injected into a vein to capture detailed images of the tissue. MRI images allow physicians to better evaluate the breast compared to other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or mammography.
MRI imaging of the breast is performed to:
Identify early breast cancer not detected through other means.
Diagnose women at high-risk for the disease.
Screen women who have implants or scar tissue.
Determine if cancer has spread beyond the breast into the chest wall.
Assess the effect of chemotherapy.
By comparing images taken before and after a contrast agent is injected into a vein, an MRI can determine:
If an abnormality looks benign or malignant.
The size and location of any abnormality that looks malignant.
The presence of enlarged lymph nodes.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 866-724-6002.
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