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If you are looking for recurrence of brain cancer metastatic from breast, should contrast be used and if so why?

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Dr. Gregg Goldin
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Yes: An MRI brain with and without contrast is the ideal study. Basically the tumors will be detailed better when contrast is used. If there is a contraindication to contrast (e.g. Kidney disease), then I would forego using contrast.

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