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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 19 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:818

US cancer group recommends MRI screening for women with high risk of breast cancer: The American Cancer Society says that women with a combination of BRCA mutations, a lifetime risk of breast cancer of >20%, and exposure to chest radiography between the ages of 10 and 30, as well as some women with unusual genetic syndromes, should undergo mammography and annual magnetic resonance imaging (CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 2007;57:75-89).

Women more likely than men to have surgery …

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