Iowa Radiology Blog

Alternatives and Supplements to Mammography Part 2—Breast MRI

Sep 1, 2018 8:45:00 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

mriWhile mammography is the only breast cancer screening tool proven to reduce deaths through early detection, other methods of imaging are useful when mammography alone doesn’t provide the information needed. MRI is a valuable...

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Mammogram, Breast Ultrasound, & Breast MRI—What’s the Difference?

Jun 29, 2017 4:14:00 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Mammography is the standard for breast cancer screening, but it’s not the only imaging method that doctors use to get information about breast conditions and possible cancers. In some cases, ultrasound or MRI are chosen to...

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When And Why To Have A Breast MRI

Sep 5, 2014 3:59:46 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can be used in addition to mammography to produce detailed images of the breast. Breast MRI is commonly used after a biopsy that indicates the presence of breast cancer, but it may also be used as...

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