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Table 3 Clinical and Imaging Characteristics of the Four Intramammary Breast Cancers Detected on Surveillance Breast MRI

From: Breast magnetic resonance imaging for surveillance of women with a personal history of breast cancer: outcomes stratified by interval between definitive surgery and surveillance MR imaging

Age range, years Initial surgery intervala Prior MRI Side of Lesion MRI
assessment
Biopsy
Method
Pathology MRI finding Mammographic density Mammography
assessment
35–40 60.0 Yes Contralateral BI-RADS 3 US IDC Mass Heterogeneously dense BI-RADS 1
50–55 56.3 Yes Contralateral BI-RADS 4 US DCIS Nonmass Heterogeneously dense BI-RADS 2
45–50 24.7 Yes Contralateral BI-RADS 4 US Mucinous carcinoma Nonmass Heterogeneously dense BI-RADS 2
35–40 38.7 Yes Contralateral BI-RADS 4 MRI ILC Nonmass Heterogeneously dense BI-RADS 2
  1. IDC invasive ductal carcinoma, DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ, ILC invasive lobular carcinoma
  2. aInterval between initial surgery and screening breast MR examination by which the subsequent cancer was detected (months)
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