Accurate localization of DCIS by breast MRI: Preliminary observations

S. Weber, F. Kelcz, F. K. Storm, D. M. Mahvi*

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Abstract

Local recurrence after wide local excision for ductal carcinoma in situ ((DCIS) is a significant problem. Most of these recurrences develop in the same breast quadrant, suggesting occult residual disease. As part of a pilot study, breast MRI was used in two patients to evaluate the extent of disease. Both patients' breast MRT showed more extensive localization of DCIS which was not seen on conventional imaging. MRI may improve the operative management of patients with DCIS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalRegional Cancer Treatment
Volume9
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

Keywords

  • Breast MRI
  • DCIS
  • Local recurrence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pharmacology

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