What to Expect from a Breast MRI Exam

If you have a lifetime risk of 20% or more for breast cancer, your doctor will likely recommend getting annual breast MRIs. The exam is also a tool that can help your doctor get a better look at a known cancer or see how a cancer treatment like chemotherapy is working. Before you arrive for your first breast MRI exam, you’ll want to know what to expect. Nurse navigator Abigail Meier explains it all from start to finish:

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