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PACT Research Study- Breast and Genitalia

February 25, 2014

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PACT Research Study - Skin Cancer

February 25, 2014

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The Biomechanical Engineering Handbook- Chapter 25, Infrared Imaging of the Breast

February 25, 2014

The Biomechanical Engineering Handbook- Chapter 25, Infrared Imaging of the Breast

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Connecticut Bill for Insurance Coverage for Breast Thermography

February 25, 2014

New Britain – State Rep. Peter Tercyak, D- New Britain, has proposed a bill that calls for health insurance to cover a test he says is key to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer.  The legislation would require health insurance coverage for breast thermography.

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AMA Council Report - Thermography in Neurological and Musculoskeletal Conditions

February 25, 2014

Thermography is a safe adjunctive physiological proc...

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The Best Breast Test: The Promise of Thermography

February 25, 2014

By Christiane Northrup, MD

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Cancer screening expert to radiologists: Stop lying about mammograms

February 25, 2014

When it comes to using mammograms as a tool to screen women for breast cancer, how do you define success? At a minimum, you’d want to know that women who get mammograms are less likely to die of breast cancer than women who didn’t get the tests.

So the ...

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Study raises awareness of risks of mammograms

February 21, 2014

New results from a long-running Canadian mammogram study are renewing the debate over the "overdiagnosis" of breast cancer, an issue that's often discussed by doctors but unfamiliar to many women, including some who get mammograms faithfully every year.

The study finds that 22% of women w...

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Breast cancer death rates in Canada didn't improve with mammograms

February 21, 2014

Mammography screening makes no difference to breast cancer death rates but it can lead to harm from over-diagnosis, a 25-year study of nearly 90,000 women suggests.

In Monday’s issue of the British Medical journal, Canadian researchers conclude annual screening in women aged 45 to 5...

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Twenty five year follow-up for breast cancer incidence and mortality of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study: randomised screening trial

February 21, 2014

Introduction

Regular mammography screening is done to reduce mortality from breast cancer. Mammogram detected non-palpable breast cancers are smaller on average than clinically palpable breast cancers. Small breast cancers confer a better prognosis than large ones. However, surv...

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Overdiagnosis in publicly organized mammography screening programmes: systematic review of incidence trends

February 21, 2014

Introduction

Screening for cancer may lead to earlier detection of lethal cancers but also detects harmless ones that will not cause death or symptoms. The detection of such cancers, which would not have been identified clinically in someone’s remaining lifetime, is calle...

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Vast Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms

February 21, 2014

One of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever done, involving 90,000 women and lasting a quarter-century, has added powerful new doubts about the value of the screening test for women of any age. It found that the death rates from breast cancer and from all causes were the sa...

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