MRI of the Breast: Technique, Indications and BI-RADS Classification

  • Rahel A. Kubik-Huch


Breast cancer comprises about 10% of all cancer incidences among women worldwide, making it the most common type of non-skin cancer in females. In recent decades, great strides have been made toward early detection of breast cancer, with X-ray mammography being the mainstay of breast imaging. However, there are some limitations inherent to this technique. Therefore, efforts have been made to develop adjunctive diagnostic techniques, including high-resolution breast ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rahel A. Kubik-Huch
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  1. 1.Institute of Radiology, Department of Medical ServicesKantonsspital BadenBadenSwitzerland

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