Oncology & Cancer

90 percent of all breast cancers can be detected with MRI

Around 90 per cent of all breast cancers can be definitively diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This compares to the combined methods of mammography and ultrasound which yielded a detection rate of just 37.5 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines presented for diagnosing focal liver lesions

(HealthDay)—Focal liver lesions (FLLs) are mostly benign, and can be diagnosed based on knowledge of their presentation, associated clinical and laboratory features, and natural history, according to clinical guidelines ...

Oncology & Cancer

Negative pigment network able to distinguish melanoma

(HealthDay)—Negative pigment network (NPN) can be used to distinguish melanoma from Spitz nevus and other benign lesions, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Novel MRI technique could reduce breast biopsies

Water diffusion measurements with MRI could decrease false-positive breast cancer results and reduce preventable biopsies, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the technique ...

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