Combined MRI and Optical Imaging to Improved Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Breast Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Name: combined optical and MR imaging
Type: Device
Overall Status
This study will investigate whether adding the optical imaging to magnetic resonance imaging can improve the diagnostic specificity of breast cancer.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 90 Years
Minimum Age: 21 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

1. A female older than 21 years of age,

2. Have suspicious imaging findings suggesting a possibility of breast cancer, or biopsy-proven breast cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Pregnant,

2. Unwilling to give informed consent,

3. Have implanted prosthetic heart valves, pacemaker, neuro-stimulation devices, surgical clips (hemostatic clips) or other metallic implants,

4. Have engaged in occupations or activities which may cause accidental lodging of ferromagnetic materials, or have imbedded metal fragments from military activities,

5. Have received orthodontic work involving ferromagnetic materials,

6. Claustrophobic,

7. Have had allergic response to contrast agents (such as iodine or gadolinium) previously,

8. Have known history of severe renal insufficiency, asthma, allergic conditions, sickle cell anemia, chronic hemolytic anemia, and gastrointestinal disorders.
Center for Functional Onco-Imaging, University of California
Irvine, California, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Jodi MacGregor - 949-824-6001 -
Start Date
October 2006
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page