In the United States, 1 in 8 women will get diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Unfortunately, 1 in 39 will die from that diagnosis so women go be proactive about your breast health. Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute now has the latest tool to help with early detection of breast cancer, Fast Breast MRIs.

KCTV talked to Dr. Ruby Meierotto, breast radiologist, at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute, about how this new technology helps patients and who should get this screening. 

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