Using MRI to Detect Breast Cancer

Formerly of RPCI
Monday, December 19, 2011 - 1:27pm

Most people know that mammography is the primary method used for the detection of breast cancer, but what if your doctor recommends MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging? When is breast MRI necessary? How is it different from mammography? 

These questions, submitted by one of our RPCI Cancer Talk readers, are addressed in the video above.

Dr. Edge is no longer employed at Roswell Park.