Policy Number

NSHA DT-DI-030 IWK-687

Clinical Access Guidelines for Diagnostic Breast MRI - Guidelines - NSHA DT-DI-030 IWK-687


The purpose of these guidelines is to help Radiologists, Oncologists, Surgeons, and Primary Care Practitioners understand the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and management of breast disease in Nova Scotia.

This guideline does not apply to the use of MRI in screening women, Transgender, Gender Diverse and Non-binary people who are at high risk of breast cancer (25% or greater lifetime risk of breast cancer).
Refer to Radiological Breast Screening of High-Risk Women in Nova Scotia – NSHA DT-DI-025, IWK-686.