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Is it possible for MRI or CT scan to detect brain cancer?

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In brief: Yes

A CT scan can detect a brain tumor, but will be better able to detect a tumor if it performed with IV contrast.
Mri with contrast can detect very small tumors that may not be seen with a ct scan.

In brief: Yes

A CT scan can detect a brain tumor, but will be better able to detect a tumor if it performed with IV contrast.
Mri with contrast can detect very small tumors that may not be seen with a ct scan.
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