Incorporating Imaging Into the Locoregional Management of Breast Cancer.

  title={Incorporating Imaging Into the Locoregional Management of Breast Cancer.},
  author={Ana P Lourenco and Martha B. Mainiero},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  volume={26 1},
Although some breast cancers present as palpable masses or with other clinical findings, many are detected at screening. Most screening is currently done with digital mammography, but high-risk patients or those with dense breast tissue may undergo additional screening examinations with magnetic resonance imaging or ultrasound. Additionally, digital breast tomosynthesis, contrast-enhanced mammography, and molecular breast imaging are newer technologies available at some sites. Optimal usage of… CONTINUE READING
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