MRI Scans Lead To Unnecessary Breast Surgery

Magnetic resonance mammography (MRM) is particular good at finding tumours that are hard to spot using standard x-ray mammography.

Younger women with a genetically high risk of breast cancer can be offered MRMs on the NHS if recommended by a clinician.

But Malcolm Kell, a consultant surgeon at the Eccles Breast Screening Unit at University Hospital, Dublin, said there was