Unilateral breast cancer: screening of contralateral breast by using preoperative MR imaging reduces incidence of metachronous cancer.

@article{Kim2013UnilateralBC,
  title={Unilateral breast cancer: screening of contralateral breast by using preoperative MR imaging reduces incidence of metachronous cancer.},
  author={Jin You Kim and Nariya Cho and Hye Ryoung Koo and Ann Yi and Won Hwa Kim and Su Hyun Lee and Jung Min Chang and Wonshik Han and Hyeong-Gon Moon and Seock-Ah Im and Dong-Young Noh and Woo Kyung Moon},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={267 1},
  pages={57-66}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the clinical effect of a single magnetic resonance (MR) imaging screening examination of the contralateral breast at preoperative evaluation in women with unilateral breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board approved this study and waived informed consent. Among women with unilateral breast cancer who underwent curative surgery from 2004 to 2008, 1323 women (mean age, 46.8 years; range, 18-81 years) underwent mammography and ultrasonography (US… CONTINUE READING
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