Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

mri cancer

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
MRI provides an: Anatomic image. It shows normal and unexpected things characterizing make up and behavior. Suggests benign or malignant, but need biopsy to prove..
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
No: despite all the interest in MRI assisting in diagnosis and staging of prostate cancer, there is still only one way to know if cancer is present and th ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes , possible: You cousin situation is unfortunate. Cancer of breast in 20's is uncommon , but for cancer age is no exception. Lesions ( tumors ) that can not be ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Tina Stein
46 years experience Radiology
Yes.: Mri can find cancers long before they are palpable (able to be felt) and before they are visible on a mammogram (even a mammogram which is not dense; ... Read More
4
4 thanks
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: Of the various methods of detecting breast cancer(exam, Mammo, US, MRI), clinical exam is the least sensitive for detecting breast cancer, and MRI the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: A CT or MRI may not be, and is usually not, diagnostic of cancer.Diagnosis of cancer usually requires removal of suspect tissue and examination by a p ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Hmmmm: Trust your doctor. It will be alright. Follow up close ly with your doc.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes, of course it ca: Every test has a resolution as to what it is capable of detecting. The definitive test for solid tumors is the tissue biopsy. The pathologist will the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
See answer: Endoscopy is the best exam for identifying an esophageal cancer! a barium esophogram may also help in detection. Chest ct or MRI may have benefit in s ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Sometimes: Mris can show cancer in the brain, spinal cord, liver, muscle, and breast. . But mris aren't usually done to "screen" for cancer. The MRI must be done ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month