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MRI finds undetected breast cancers

MRI scans can reveal previously undetected cancerous areas in the breasts of women due to undergo lumpectomies, research has shown.According to retrospective review of 79 women aged 29 to 82 due to undergo lumpectomy, MRI scans reveal the need for a change in treatment plans in about 20% of the sample.The study showed MRI can find additional cancers in the same breast, discover cancers in the opposite breast or find that a tumour is larger than expected. ...

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