3T MRI bests mammography, sonography in detecting breast cancer
By Reuters Health
May 20, 2009
NEW YORK (Reuters Health), May 20 - MRI at 3 tesla is significantly better than mammography or sonography for the detection of breast cancer, and can even detect lesions as small as 4 mm, according to a study by U.S. and Egyptian researchers. The 3-tesla, or “high-field strength,” MRI also has greater sensitivity than previous 1-tesla and 1.5-tesla MRI systems.