Many at high risk for breast cancer fail to get MRI

12/22/2009 | Reuters

A U.S. study showed that up to 42% of women at medium or high risk of developing breast cancer don't get a recommended MRI scan, even if it is free. Some declined because the test made them claustrophobic, while others declined due to time factors or high medical costs if the results of the scan revealed something that needed follow-up visits.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA