Study: MRIs can detect twice as many breast cancer tumors as mammograms

MRI scans may be capable of detecting nearly twice as many tumors as the more widely used screening method of mammograms, a new study says. MRIs cost much more than mammograms and their extra sensitivity may prompt unnecessary biopsies, but the benefits may outweigh the drawbacks for those with a high risk for breast cancer, researchers say. Click here to listen to the National Public Radio report.

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