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 […]
Posts tagged Mammogram
April 08, 2014 By Kristen Fischer More controversy has emerged surrounding mammograms ever since a new report in JAMA recommended that the test be performed based on a woman’s risk and preferences. Dr. Lydia Pace and Dr. Nancy Keating both of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, conducted a systematic review of data spanning 50 […]
By Johnnie Ham, MD, MBA Original Article at Mercola.com Many women are completely unaware that the science backing the use of mammograms is sketchy at best. As was revealed in a 2011 meta-analysis by the Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews, mammography breast cancer screening led to 30 percent overdiagnosis and overtreatment, which equates to an […]
Widely used CAD mammography tool fails to find invasive breast cancer, causes needless tests and ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 by: S. L. Baker, features writer Computer-aided detection (CAD) technology, which analyzes mammography images and marks suspicious areas for radiologists to review, has been widely hyped and pushed on women as a way to insure invasive breast cancer is spotted on mammograms. And it has grown into a huge industry, adding […]
JAMA. 2005 Mar 9;293(10):1245-56. Elmore JG, Armstrong K, Lehman CD, Fletcher SW. Source Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA. email@example.com Abstract CONTEXT: Breast cancer screening in community practices may be different from that in randomized controlled trials. New screening modalities are becoming available. OBJECTIVES: To review breast cancer screening, especially […]
E. Huff, as staff writer at NaturalNews.com, wrote an interesting article explaining the data behind the new mammogram recommendations. Here’s a quote from the article: “Several years ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (PSTF) issued an updated set of recommendations about mammogram screenings, suggesting which and how often women should get them. Since […]