MRI evaluation of the contralateral breast in patients with recently diagnosed breast cancer

Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, 04/27/2012

Preoperative breast MRI may detect clinically and mammographically occult synchronous contralateral cancer, and can help the patient avoid an additional second surgery or a second course of chemotherapy later; also, as theoretically these lesions are smaller, there may be a survival benefit as well.

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