This multicentre European study of preoperative MRI assessment of women with breast cancer is being led from Milan and sponsored by the EIBIR. The aim is to recruit 7,500 women. Data is being collected from patients who are having breast conservation surgery for their breast cancer who are being imaged with breast MRI as part of their standard of care. Control patients are those who are not offered MRI routinely.
The purpose of the study is to determine whether there is a an advantage to undertaking this imaging test pre operatively to assist surgical planning. Outcome measures are re- operation rates and local recurrence rates