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Abbreviated Breast MRI

Abbreviated Breast MRI

What is Abbreviated Breast MRI?

MRI is now well established as the most sensitive imaging test available for the detection of breast cancer.

Abbreviated Breast MRI is a short MRI scan used for screening of women at average risk of breast cancer.

Advantages of Abbreviated Breast MRI?

Abbreviated Breast MRI has been shown to be equally effective as traditional full breast MRI for the detection of breast cancer, but with

  • no radiation and
  • no breast-compression required.

Who is Suitable for Abbreviated Breast MRI?

The short procedure is suitable for women with any breast density and is especially useful for women who have dense breast tissue that may limit visibility of cancer on a mammogram.

How Long Does It Take?

Abbreviated Breast MRI takes less than 10 minutes to perform.

Click here to view Video of patient experience having an Abbreviated Breast MRI.

Please see our patient information brochure for further details.

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