Abnormal findings on a breast MRI often are not cancer. If the
MRI has an abnormal result, your doctor will do other testing to find out if
the problem is serious. This may involve doing an ultrasound test or a
biopsy, or both.
Sometimes your MRI test
results may be different because you were tested at a different medical center
or earlier test results are not available to compare to the new test
is a safe and valuable test for looking at your breast, it is much more costly
than other methods, and it may not be available in your area.