Thermography Cancer Screening
Fast, Accurate And Very Safe, Thermography Cancer Screening Is A Procedure that Takes Out The Invasiveness and Risks Associated With Mammograms.
We provide early screening for breast cancer with thermography, This procedure is usually able to predict cancer years earlier than mammography can. Oftentimes, diagnostic tests are unable to detect a tumor since these tumors can grow gradually in size and diagnostics is only able to observe tumor decades after it has become too big and obvious for diagnostics to miss it.
Thermography’s capacity to diagnose early onset cancer is one this diagnostic procedure’s best and most important advantages over mammography. Early detection makes it easier for cancer to be completely cured. Another advantage of thermography is that the person does not have to undergo invasive x-ray testing. Also, mammography is oftentimes ineffective when it comes to thick breast tissue. Thermography does not have this disadvantage.
Issues with Mammography
Is mammography an efficient way of locating tumors? Well, for certain critics, the answer to that is no. In a Swedish study, 77% of 60,000 women participants came up with false positive tumors. Besides getting false positive results, the study resulted in emotional and financial anxiety in some of the patients and far too many invasive needless biopsies that are not really needed. After biopsy,
70-80% of mammograms turn out negative
Another disadvantage of having mammograms is that it also tends to have a high number of missed tumors or false negatives. In his book, The Politics of Cancer, Samuel S. Epstein, states that in a fourth of cancer cases for 40 to 49 year old females, cancer does not show up on a mammogram. The NCI (National Cancer Institute) estimates that women with ages 40 to 49 will show a false negative of 40%. This is a lot higher than the statistic coming from the NIH (National Institutes of Health) which shows that 10% of malignant tumor cases are not detected in mammograms of 50-plus year old women. Studies reveal that the breast tissue in younger women is denser than their older counterparts which make it quite difficult to detect tumors. This is why false negatives are twice as likely to happen with mammograms in pre-menopause.
Mammogram Radiation Has Certain Risks
Mammography critics cite the dangerous radiation that can adversely affect your health.
The year 1976 saw the controversy over mammography and radiation come to a head.
Before, an incredulous five to ten radiation doses for each screening was used in mammographic
technology; today only one radiation dose is used. Current NCI manager, Dr. Frank Rauscher, says that
women ages 35to 50 are at high risk of developing breast cancer and every radiation they are exposed
to only raises the certainty.
Dr. Russell L. Blaylock states that the risk of developing breast cancer dramatically increases when you undergo breast exams though radiology. By year 2025, this risk will rise by 20%. Females during the 60s and 70s, especially those who undergo 10 tests a year, were not told of the dangers of radiation exposure. In 1976, at the height of the radiation controversy, Kodak, the company that created the film used for mammography, paid whole page ads in science magazines under the discussion “About breast cancer and X-rays: A message of hope from the business about a serious subject.”
These days, even when we now about the dangers of radiation and now have at our disposal, safer technologies, scientists still continue to remind us that undergoing mammography is dangerous to the health. An expert on the dangers of ionizing radiation, John W. Gofman, M.D, believes that by limiting the radiation experience, about 75 breast cancer cases can be prevented. This includes radiation from dental and extra-medical tests, x-ray, and mammography.
The development of a type of breast cancer known as DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) began and rose by 328% as soon as mammographic tests were introduced. Around 200% of the reason of this increase is believed to be due to mammography. Because of the frequency of squeezing a female’s breast during mammography, this procedure can also contribute to the progression of cancer cells previously existing in the body. It is the belief of some health professionals that this frequent squeezing causes cancer cells that are already in the body to spread to the breast tissue.
A gene discovered during cancer studies, the Oncogene AC is extremely sensitive to doses of radiation, even with the tiniest of doses. This gene exists in some American women making them at high risk of developing mammography-associated cancer. Doctors predict that mammography will lead to the death of 10,000 of women who are A-T carriers.
Younger women are especially at risk from the dangers of radiation. This was proven by the NCI from statistics that showed females younger than 35 years old women who undergo mammography can lead to 75 breast cancer conditions for every 15 the procedure diagnoses. A study done in Canada revealed a 52% increase in breast cancer deaths among young women who underwent mammograms each year. Even the fetus can be severely harmed by this procedure. Samuel Epstein, M.D., says that when they are exposed to radiation, fetus in pregnant women can be severely harmed. He advocates avoiding mammography during pregnancy because of the likelihood of birth defects and leukemia to the fetus. Other studies also reveal that children exposed to radiation have a higher likelihood of having breast cancer during adulthood.
With thermography, you could have a very early warning to breast cancer which thereby makes the cancer very easy to cure. This very early warning means that your cancer can be detected five years earlier than mammography can. Do not take chances being exposed to dangerous radiation and patiently enduring the extremely painful squeezing done during a mammogram procedure.
You can have a FREE Initial Exam when you call us to schedule an appointment. We will tell you all what you need to know about thermography (Medical Computerized Thermal Volumetric Tomographic Imaging) and how it can diagnose cancer cells even when they are just beginning to develop.
Avoid the invasiveness of x-rays and its dangers as well as mammograms that can lead to cancer aside from the painful squeezing associated with this procedure. Thermography has the advantage of being very effective even when dealing with thick tissue which the same cannot be said for mammography, which is rarely effective when dealing thick breast tissue.
Thermography cancer detection is a procedure that takes out the invasiveness and risks associated with mammograms. It is an early detection of breast cancer and is usually able to identify cancer years earlier than mammography.
Diagnostic tests are often unable to detect a tumor because these tumors can grow gradually in size and diagnostics is only able to observe the tumor only after it has become too big.
Thermography is a safe, non-invasive screening tool helpful in the diagnosis of the following:
Breast Health Evaluation
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Low Back Pain
Chronic Nerve Injury
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Neck and Back Problems
Visualization of Pain
Repetitive Strain Injuries
Soft Tissue Injuries
Stroke Risk Assessment
Say Mammograms Don’t Really Work.
Now you have another reason to bypass subsequent mammograms, based on a new study from Norway. As outlined by the study by Doctor Mette Kalager, with his staff at Oslo School Medical Center, having a mammogram seems to reduce the potential risk of death from breast cancers by a measly 2% at best – a number many think is statistically irrelevant.
For this study, females between ages 50 through 69 that were asked to get mammogram tests – and were also provided quality treatment from a group of experts, experienced a breast cancer death reduction of about 10%. Yet an identical number of females older than seventy, that were given the exact treatment, but weren’t motivated to get a mammogram found an 8% reduction, indicating mammograms are practically pointless.
In addition, the study showed for every 2,500 females age 50 and above that get mammograms, just one can prevent dying from cancer of the breast as a result of the test. Approximately 1,000 nevertheless, will likely be told there could be a concern, leading to 500 getting biopsies. At the end, about 15 women will be getting treatment unnecessarily for a condition they don’t have.
Research posted in Internal Medicine Archives, a publication of the AMA, showed that mammograms in effect increase the risks of women acquiring breast cancer. In 4 different Norwegian counties, researchers saw the rates of breast cancer increase after mammograms were introduced, along with similar increases also showing across Europe.
Other research has shown that nearly all cancerous tumors discovered through mammography are rarely malignant, which results in costly and needless interventions.
What Are The Risk Factors For Breast Cancer in Women?
No history if giving birth and pregnancy.
This means that women who have given birth, have a lower risk of breast cancer than women who are nulliparous.
Giving birth after the age of 30.
According to statistics, women with pregnancies in their later years have an increased chance of getting breast cancer, especially between the ages of 40 to 60 years old.
Women who smoke have an increased chance of getting breast cancer.
Girls with early puberty – under 12 years old – have an increased risk of getting breast cancer as women.
Women experiencing menopause after the age of 55 have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Having gynecological history of ovarian or uterine cancer.
A history with wounds, bruises and injuries of the breast.
Adipose tissue consist of a large endocrine gland, that is active in metabolising sex hormones, which has an influence in the development of cancer – including the development of breast cancer. Just 10 pounds of excess weight in women is enough to pose a dramatic increased risk of breast cancer. Metabolic disorders is attributed to excess weight.
Women who have a deficiency metabolising carbohydrates have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) in women is another breast cancer risk factor.
Alcohol drinking reduces the female body’s immunity along with the human breakdown products in alcohol and is associated with a risk increase of breast cancer in women.
See video about what a "Whole Body Thermography" is about.
It is different technique and equipment used than the Breast Thermography.
At Vitalgate Health, we specialize in Thermography for Breast examination.
We use Contact Regulation Thermography (CRT) and Infrared Breast Thermograpy for a comprehensive evaluation.
When preparing for a breast thermography exam, patients need to read these instructions.