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Cost of MRI screening for women with a family history of breast cancer

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Published: 22.03.12
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Dr Sepideh Saadatmand - Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Dr Sepideh Saadatmand reports on a study at a press conference during the 8th European Breast Cancer Confernce in Vienna which conludes that adding magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to standard breast cancer screening approaches is expensive, though it could be cost effective for a group of women who may not have inherited the breast cancer susceptibility genes.

 

For more information: MRI screening for women with a family history of breast cancer but no genetic predisposition is expensive but could be cost-effective for some

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