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What is a breast imager?

A breast imager is a dedicated breast radiologist, who is an expert in imaging studies of the breast. These include mammograms, ultrasound, and breast MRI. The breast radiologist may also do your breast biopsy. Depending on your cancer, the breast imager may work together with your surgeon on the day of your surgery. If you have an imaging abnormality or a cancer that cannot be felt and was detected breast imager on the day of surgery. This helps to guide the surgeon on what to remove at the time of your surgery.

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