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Abstract #2071

Evaluation of T1/T2 ratios in a pilot study as a potential biomarker of biopsy - proven benign and malignant breast lesions in correlation with histopathological disease stage.

Marina Alexandra Malikova1, Jaroslaw N Tkacz2, Priscilla J Slanetz3, Adam Aakil2, Chao-Yu Guo4, and Hernan Jara2

1Surgery, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, 2Radiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States, 3Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States, 4Biostatistics, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States

The T1/T2 ratios obtained by qMRI provide measures that strongly correlate with histopathological findings. This quantitative information of tissue properties can provide basis for improving the specificity of diagnostic breast imaging and serve as a tool to assess response to treatment and contralateral breast involvement.

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