medical breast thermography and breast cancer awareness.

Watchful Waiting Best for Low-Risk Breast Lesions

A new study shows that slow-growing breast lesions classified as “probably benign” commonly found with ultrasound screenings can be safely re-evaluated in 12 months instead of being immediately followed up with unnecessary biopsies and exams. Current guidelines suggest that such lesions should be followed up either with a biopsy or with a short-term follow-up, but

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Who Should have a Breast Thermography Test?

All women can benefit from breast thermography screening. However, it is especially appropriate for younger women (30 – 50) whose denser breast tissue makes it more difficult for mammography to be effective. Also for women of all ages who, for many reasons, are unable to undergo routine mammography. This test can provide a ‘clinical marker’

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New Non-Invasive Test May Prevent Death in Premature Babies

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. Researchers from Duke University have identified a non-invasive test that may prevent death in premature babies. Premature birth occurs in up to 10 percent of all pregnancies in

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Breast Cancer Screening Does Not Reduce Deaths Says Study Of 40 Years Of Mammograms

A new UK study suggests screening for breast cancer does not reduce deaths from the disease. The study, which looked at nearly 40 years of breast screening, adds to the controversy surrounding whether it is screening or improvement in treatment that accounts for the fall in rates of death from breast cancer. The researchers from

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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 or gene mutations. It has always been known

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