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Home > Care & Treatment > Cancer Care Institute > Cancers We Treat > Center for Breast Health > Detection and Diagnosis > Breast MRI
A magnetic resonance imaging scan (MRI) uses a large, powerful magnet and a computer to create pictures of your breast. Each picture is a very small “slice” of breast tissue. The many, many pictures taken with MRI gives your doctor detailed information to help diagnose and plan your treatment. This test usually takes between 45 and 60 minutes.
You will be asked a number of questions prior to your MRI for your safety:
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