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ICARE Social Media Post May 2020

MRI May Detect Breast Cancer Earlier than Mammograms

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) currently recommends an annual breast MRI and an annual mammography for high-risk women (lifetime breast cancer risk at or above 20%).

Among women at high risk for breast cancer, MRI detected breast cancer at an earlier stage than mammograms. Women with BRCA1/2 and TP53 were NOT included in this study.

Link to full article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31221620

Permanent link to this article: https://inheritedcancer.net/post51520/