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Topic: Screening/methodology & ability to diagnose high density breasts

Forum: High Risk for Breast Cancer — Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2019 11:00AM

swimjames wrote:

Has anyone heard of this (for people with high density breasts where mamography/3D mamography shows all white and hard for radiologists to read):

Molecular breast imaging (MBI) is a functional test used for supplemental screening of women with mammographically dense breasts. Additionally, MBI depicts variable levels of background parenchymal uptake (BPU) within nonmalignant, dense fibroglandular tissue.



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