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MRI Study Finds Increasing BMI Linked to Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

2016 07 Jun

Fatty acids in the breast may be useful indicators of cancer in postmenopausal women, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. The results may help researchers determine the underlying mechanisms behind breast cancer development in some patients. The role of fat in breast cancer development and growth has been studied extensively... Read more

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MRI Analytics Identifies Best Treatment for Breast Cancer

2016 23 Feb

Faster, cheaper test predicts who needs chemotherapy or just hormonal regimen   A new way to analyse magnetic resonance images (MRI) data for women with the most common type of breast cancer appears to reliably distinguish between patients who would need only hormonal treatment and those who also need chemotherapy, researchers from Case Western... Read more

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Breast MRI after Mammography May Detect Additional Aggressive Cancers

2015 25 Nov

According to a new study, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may identify additional breast cancers that are sometimes potentially more aggressive than those found on mammography. Researchers say that, in some cases, MRI findings of additional cancers not seen on mammography may necessitate a change in treatment. The results are published in the journal... Read more

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EUSOBI 2015: Implications of Dense Breasts

2015 21 Sep

Breast density remains a hot topic in radiology, and although much is known about the impact of breast density on mammographic screening, what to do with that information is not always clear. Polarisation of opinion on the pros and cons of mammographic screening has left women confused, and hindered early detection of breast cancer, according to Professor... Read more

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Zoom On: Prof. Elizabeth Morris, Breast Imaging Society

2014 22 Sep

The European Society of Breast Imaging holds its annual scientific meeting in Amsterdam from 26-27 September. Our Zoom On features Professor Elizabeth Morris, Vice President of the U.S. Society of Breast Imaging who will be speaking on 27 September on “Background enhancement on breast MRI: Clinics and research”. In her presentation Prof. Morris will... Read more


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