MRI Breast

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used for breast imaging as an alternative to mammography.

 pet image of breast cancer
News | May 11, 2010
May 11, 2010 - An aggressive weekly preoperative regimen of positron emission tomography (PET) significantly improved...
Decreasing Breast Density Lowers Cancer Risk
News | April 21, 2010
April 21, 2010 - A decrease in breast density, or the proportion of fibroglandular tissue depicted on the mammogram...
ACR to Offer Breast MRI Accreditation Program
News | April 09, 2010
April 9, 2010 - As breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) becomes increasingly important as a method for screening...

The radiologist can describe each lesion by selecting descriptors and adjectives from a drop down menu.

Feature | February 04, 2010 | Ian Gardiner, M.D., is breast imaging director of Canada Diagnostic Centres in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cancer mortality rates have decreased as new technologies have been introduced into the field of healthcare, but these...
Breast Imaging Radiologists to Speak the Same Language
News | January 26, 2010
Janaury 26, 2010 - Radiologists specializing in breast imaging will now all speak the same language. The Radiological...
ACR Selects Top Women's Diagnostic Imaging Centers
News | January 14, 2010
January 14, 2010 - The leading Women's diagnostic centers today provide mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy,...
Mammograms at 40 Likely Covered in Healthcare Overhaul

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D., Md.)

News | January 13, 2010
January 13, 2010 - Pressure from women's groups, doctors and imaging-equipment manufacturers may have influenced...
Breast Cancer Screening Starts at 40 Says ACR
News | January 05, 2010
January 5, 2010 - Breast cancer screening should begin at age 40 and earlier in high-risk patients, according to the...
News | December 08, 2009
December 8, 2009 - Annual screening with ultrasound in addition to mammography significantly improves the detection of...
Breast MRI Takes to the Road
Technology | November 08, 2009
Aurora Imaging Technology will be launching the Aurora Breast MRI Mobile Solution at the 2010 RSNA conference. Aurora...
Aurora 1.5T Dedicated Breast MRI System is Designed Specifically for Breast Imaging
Technology | November 05, 2009
Unlike whole-body MRI systems, which require after-market modifications to image the breast, the Aurora 1.5T...


Technology | October 13, 2009
SenoRx extends the EnCor breast biopsy product line into the MRI arena by offering grid and pillar/post compatibility...
SenoRx Extends EnCor Breast Biopsy to MRI
Technology | October 13, 2009
October 13, 2009 - SenoRx extends the EnCor breast biopsy product line into the MRI arena by offering grid and pillar...
Breast MRI Useful Adjunctive Tool to Inclusive Mammography, US
News | October 07, 2009
October 7, 2009 - Breast MRI was found to be a useful adjunctive tool when findings at conventional imaging, such as...
Breast Imaging Sets New Standards

Tomosynthesis is a 3D imaging technology that involves acquiring as many as 15 different images of a stationary and mildly compressed breast at multiple angles during a short scan.

Feature | October 06, 2009 | Darhiana Mateo
In the ongoing battle to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis, full-field digital mammography has held...
EARLY Act Legislation for Breast Cancer Prevention Gains Momentum

Gail Lebovic, M.D., president of the American Society of Breast Disease

News | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 - The campaign to pass the EARLY Act and raise awareness about breast cancer in young adult women...
Technology | September 21, 2009
The Sentinelle Vanguard Tabletop breast MRI coil for GE leverages an innovative patient support design with unique...
Breast MRI images can help identify tumors in dense breast tissue that might be obscured on traditional mammography.

Figure 1 Dense, fibrocystic breast with no well-defined abnormality.

Feature | Breast Imaging | September 17, 2009 | Bernadette M. Greenwood, BSRS, RT(R)(MR)
  As breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) becomes a more widely accepted modality for breast cancer screening of...
Mammography on the Road to Integration

MammoDiagnost VU is Philips Healthcare's mammography workstation.

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
One of the biggest challenges that has plagued mammography radiologists is integrating the stand-alone mammography...

Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC - Rochester, N.Y.

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Cristen C. Bolan
While the war on breast cancer wages on, there are signs that doctors and patients may be on the winning side. Over...