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Results for Medical Thermography

Thermography is truly lifesaving!

May 26, 2017

The recent Women’s Health and Wellness Symposium to raise funds and awareness for The Women’s Health Initiative, founded by Lyn Hogrefe of the Happy Hormone Cottage, was a day filled with plenty of extremely valuable information. I enjoyed each and every speaker who presented during t...

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Managing your Mammaries with Nutrition

March 18, 2016

We're seeing a lot of breast cancer today!  Let's talk about SOME of the nutrition connections.

There are now a number of breast conditions tied to genetics.  But some women with this higher predisposition do NOT get breast cancer.  Why is this? We now understand diet and l...

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Ionizing Radiation and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet #52, January 2005

June 4, 2015

Credit given to:

John D Boyce, Jr, DSc, Scientific Director, International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850

Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors in New York State.

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Promotion of variant human mammary epithelial cell outgrowth by ionizing radiation: an agent-based model supported by in vitro studies

June 4, 2015

Rituparna Mukhopadhyay, Sylvain V Costes, [...], and Paul Yaswen

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Breast Thermography's Heat Seeking Technology Going Mainstream as Adjunctive Method for Breast Cancer Screening

May 22, 2015

Modern advancements in thermographic detectors have brought on recent research with breast thermography, standing up to the challenge of breast cancer screening through radiation free methods.  The Professional Academy of Clinical Thermology is working hard to bring this technology mains...

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Thermograms offered in West Chester as radiation-free adjunct for breast cancer screening

April 17, 2015

Contributed By: Melinda Zemper | Oak Tree Communications, LLC

Women who fear radiation or have dense breasts that may make mammograms less effective in predicting breast cancer can now obtain thermographic images of their breasts at ...

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Study finds breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B per year

April 9, 2015

WASHINGTON –  Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain...

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Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

March 23, 2015

Updated: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | Posted: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

By LINDSEY TANNER

The Associated Press

CHICAGO —

Here's another reason for getting a s...

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Contemporary Evaluation of Thermal Breast Screening

March 7, 2015

1.BACKGROUND

 

Breast cancer is one of the major problems of modem oncology, and has certainly received the most attention. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2030 there will be 26.4 million new cases of breast cancer annually worldwide, and 17 million peop...

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Law requires women be notified if they have dense breast tissue

March 6, 2015

Half of women who undergo mammograms have dense breast tissue that can obscure calcifications andtumors, putting them at greater risk of false reassurances that they’re cancer-free.

Until now, those women might not have...

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Pact Study - Skin Cancer

February 6, 2015

Abstract

Screening for Skin Cancer using thermal imaging has been sought  after by many thermologists.  This study uncovers research performed in the former Soviet Union in the diagnosis of skin cancer.  An attempt to not only screening for the existence of...

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Thermographic Screening of Breasts and Internal Genitalia

February 6, 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Thermovisual screening in order to select groups of women at high risk for the existence of breast tumors and onco-gynecological pathology.

METHODS: In this clinical trial, 18,000 women plant employees were studied. Three ther...

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Acupuncture Thermography Achilles Tendonitis

February 6, 2015

Case StudyAchilles TendonitisDr. Anthony Piana, DC, FPACTSymptoms: Pain in right Achilles tendonPoints Used: Shihmien, BL - 56, BL - 61 , Local Achilles Point

Background:Acupuncture science dictates that two bilateral points should display a ...

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Contemporary Evaluation of Thermal Breast Screening

January 20, 2015

Contemporary Evaluation of Thermal Breast Screening

Anthony Piana, DC Alexander Sepper, MD, PhD

Background

Breast cancer is one of the major problems of modern oncology, and has certainly received the most atte...

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Why Mammography Screening is being Abolished in Switzerland

December 11, 2014

Whether breast cancer screening does more harm than good has been debated extensively. Earlier this year the Swiss Medical Board published a report recommending that no new systematic mammography screening programs be introduced. Here is how and why they came to this conclusion.

The Swiss...

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Recharge Your Life by Dr. Chris Coffman

August 28, 2014

Of all the wonderful natural healing modalities available to us today - nutrition, organic diets, chiropractic, massage therapy, cold laser therapy, bio-feedback, ionic foot baths, etc. - the primary stumbling block in many cases is the Patient’s Ener...

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Using Thermography to See Into the Body

August 18, 2014

In the way that ultrasound revolutionized how women experience pregnancy, thermography offers a different way to see what’s going on within the body. With widespread concerns about radiation exposure from mammograms and other X-rays, this safe, radiation-free screening method helps diagnose...

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Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board

June 11, 2014

By Dr. Mercola

Last year, the Swiss Medical Board, an independent health technology assessment initiative, was asked to prepare areview of mammography screening. The team of experts on the board included a medical ethicist, a clinical epidemiologist,a pharmacologist, an oncolo...

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Effect of Three Decades of Screening - Mammography on Breast Cancer Incidence NEJM

April 9, 2014

Background To reduce mortality, screening must detect life-threatening disease at an earlier, more curable stage. Effective cancer-screening programs therefore both increase the incidence of cancer detected at an early stage and decrease the incidence of cancer presenting at a late stage. ...

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The Mammography Dilemma

April 9, 2014

A comprehensive review of 50 years’ worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benef its of the screening are of ten overestimated, while harms are underestimated. And, since the relative benef its and harms of screening are re...

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Mammograms do not reduce breast cancer deaths, study finds

April 7, 2014

Yearly mammograms in middle-age women do not reduce breast cancer deaths ...

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Time to debunk the mammography myth

March 25, 2014

Recently some friends were discussing whether early detection via screening mammography may not be the key to surviving breast cancer. Several women argued that despite the studies, they believe in mammograms, echoing many women who were treated for a screen-detected breast cancer and are alive t...

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Breast Cancer Screening: Mammography Vs. Thermography

March 18, 2014

By Bruce H. Robinson, MD, FACS, MSOM (Hon)

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Saving Lives with Infrared Thermal Imaging

March 18, 2014

The history of thermography can be traced back to when the first cave woman felt the forehead of the first cave baby.  Excess heat is a sign of inflammation, infection, or another pathological process in the body.  Many early physicians knew this.  Hippocrates put a clay/mud mixtur...

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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.

"E...

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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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