Written by Tom Seymour Reviewed by Christina Chun, MPH Medical News Today www.medicalnewstoday.com Breast thermography is a non-invasive and painless test, with no radiation involved. It can detect and monitor early warning signs of breast cancer. This type of breast cancer screening is particularly useful for people under the age of 50. This is because […]
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Is Thermography a Mammogram Alternative? Part 1 and 2 September 14, 2016 My guest this week is Dr. Carla Garcia, a board certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine with more than 30 years of experience in Integrative Medicine and an expert in thermography. In this 2-part interview, she discusses thermography, how it is useful for […]
Device Detects Warmth in Joints — Early Sign of Inflammation By Jeanie Lerche Davis WebMD Health News July 13, 2004 — A new device is showing promise for detecting arthritis in the hands before joint destruction occurs. A group of researchers at Duke University reports that a process called thermography is sensitive enough to identify […]
Source: CBS Seattle September 12, 2012 A new use for old technology could give police a hand in spotting drunks in public. In a paper that was published in the “International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics,” Greek scientists Georgia Koukiou and Vassilis Anastassopoulos are developing new algorithms that will gather data about blood-vessels […]
The benefits of DITI do vary between age and risk groups. With the pre mammogram age group (under 50) the benefits of screening to detect any findings or changes that justify additional testing or closer monitoring are simple. With any positive DITI findings in this younger age group, any mammogram and ultrasound sensitivity and specificity will be increased with the […]
EVALUATION OF THE ABILITY OF DIGITAL INFRARED IMAGING TO DETECT VASCULAR CHANGES IN EXPERIMENTAL ...
Int. J. Cancer: 108, 790–794 (2004) © 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc. Publication of the International Union Against Cancer Infrared imaging has frequently been used in the past to detect changes in skin surface temperature associated with breast cancer. Usually a 1–2° C elevation in skin surfacet em-perature is observed at the tumour periphery, and it has […]
Breast Thermography is a Noninvasive Prognostic Procedure that Predicts Tumor Growth Rate in Brea...
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1993 Nov 30;698:153-8. Head JF, Wang F, Elliott RL. Source Elliott Mastology Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816. Abstract Our recent retrospective analysis of the clinical records of patients who had breast thermography demonstrated that an abnormal thermogram was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer and a poorer prognosis […]
Diagnostic tool at KC Zoo illuminates temperature of animals By MATT CAMPBELL The Kansas City Star GARVEY SCOTT This print of a thermographic image taken of an elephant was displayed by Kansas City Zoo veterinarian Kirk Suedmeyer. The veterinarian at the Kansas City Zoo uses the toy — er, diagnostic tool — nearly every day. […]
An affordable imaging test can identify premature infants susceptible to necrotizing enterocolitis and alert physicians to begin treatment before infection leads to severe illness and emergency surgery. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 16, 2010 Researchers from Duke University have identified a non-invasive test that may prevent death in premature babies. Premature birth occurs in up to […]
Mammograms & Thermography — Panel’s recommendation has merit. The two techniques look at different things. Thermography looks at abnormal blood vessel formation, which is an early event in the life of a cancer. Mammography looks at masses (1 centimeter or larger) and calcification patterns, which are later developments. Each has reliability in the recent literature […]
Women Receive “Good News” on Mammography Screening But Is it Really Good News? Women Have A Safe Alternative to Mammograms to Maintain Annual Screenings For immediate release from the American College of Clinical Thermology. Women of all ages received good news with the recent revision of the government recommendations for screening mammography. The US Department […]
Sunday, November 22, 2009 The Record Alternative to mammograms In view of the recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations concerning new guidelines for having mammograms, some vital information for women needs to be presented. The new guidelines are for the general population, not those at high risk of breast cancer because of family history […]