A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you use magnetic fields to help diagnose cancer?

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Dr. Leonard Raucher
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: The only type of magnetic fields that can see cancer are in MRI machines.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
MRI: If you are pertaining to mri, it may help is locating abnormal lesions. Definitive diagnosis is usually through a biopsy.
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