Discordance between pathologic and radiologic tumor size on breast MRI may contribute to increased re-excision rates.


Preoperative breast MRI does not decrease re-excision rates in patients who undergo lumpectomy. We evaluated concordance of tumor size on MRI and pathologic size in patients who underwent re-excision of margins after lumpectomy. A retrospective review of patients at the Cedars-Sinai Breast Center who received breast MRI was performed. We found that MRI was… (More)