More Than 40 Percent Of Women With Dense Breasts Forgo Supplemental Breast MRI Following Negative Mammography Screening, Study Indicates.

HealthImaging (5/14, Rohman) reports that a study indicates “more than 40 percent of women with dense breasts will choose to forgo supplemental breast MRI after receiving a negative mammography screening.” Investigators “found that reasons for non-participation were “MRI-related inconveniences,” such as claustrophobia or refusing contrast agent, and anxiety about supplemental screenings.” The findings were published in Clinical Radiology.

Author: Nicole Hardy

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