12 doctors weighed in:
Does getting an MRI reveal brain tumors?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Henry Friedman
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Usually
An MRI is probably the best way to detect a brain tumor in a patient who has symptoms or findings on a medical examination that suggests a brain tumor may exist.
Getting an MRI if you are asymptomatic(have no medical issues) is unwarranted and should not be done.

In brief: Usually
An MRI is probably the best way to detect a brain tumor in a patient who has symptoms or findings on a medical examination that suggests a brain tumor may exist.
Getting an MRI if you are asymptomatic(have no medical issues) is unwarranted and should not be done.
Dr. Henry Friedman
Dr. Henry Friedman
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
An MRI of the brain should reveal a brain tumor.

In brief: Yes
An MRI of the brain should reveal a brain tumor.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If present, an MRI would identify a brain tumor.

In brief: Yes
If present, an MRI would identify a brain tumor.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Louis Cooper
Sometimes contrast will improve information on MRI.
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