Tumor Size of Invasive Breast Cancer on Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Conventional Imaging (Mammogram/Ultrasound): Comparison with Pathological Size and Clinical Implications.

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In Landspitali University Hospital, magnetic resonance imaging is used non-selectively in addition to mammogram and ultrasound in the preoperative assessment of breast cancer patients. The aim of this study was to assess invasive tumor size on imaging, compare with pathological size and evaluate the impact of magnetic resonance imaging on the type of surgery performed.


  • Kristin Huld-Haraldsdottir
  • Þ Jónsson
  • AB Halldórsdóttir
  • Karl-Göran Tranberg
  • KS Ásgeirsson
External organisations
  • Skåne University Hospital
  • National University Hospital of Iceland
  • Icelandic Cancer Society
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cancer and Oncology
  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-73
JournalScandinavian Journal of Surgery
Issue number1
Early online date2016 Feb 29
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch