The American Cancer Society recently announced that breast MRI and mammogram, when used together, give doctors a better chance of finding breast cancer early in high-risk women. Early detection of breast cancer is critical because the the cancer is easier to treat and survival outcomes are more hopeful.
Learn more about this breast exam in a new article I wrote on breast MRI. It's a patient's-eye view of why the breast exam is important, how it works, and who it's for. Here's the link to the new article:
Published On: May 09, 2007
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