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Medicine: Breast Cancer / MRIs #863307

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 2007
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Reports introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The new recommendations for MRIs for women at high risk of breast cancer featured; study results cited; details given of the problems with routine MRIs. [University of Washington Dr. Constance LEHMAN†- states MRIs can detect more cancers than mammography alone.] [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. David DERSHAW††- notes some women will have difficulty getting the examination.] The costs and confusion over MRIs discussed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Source for more information noted.

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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