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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Soroush Seifirad, M.D.[2]

Overview

There are no x-ray findings associated with breast cancer. However, an x-ray may be helpful in the diagnosis of complications of breast cancer, which include bone and lung metastasis. Nevertheless, more accurate and sensitive imaging techniques are available and are widely used, among them are CT scan, MRI, PET scan, PET- CT scan.

X Ray

There are no x-ray findings associated with breast cancer. However, an x-ray may be helpful in the diagnosis of complications of breast cancer, which include:

  • Bone and lung metastasis.
  • Nevertheless, more accurate and sensitive imaging techniques are available and are widely used, among them are CT scan, MRI, PET scan, PET- CT scan.

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