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Beyond Mammography.Update 2013

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2015
This PowerPoint presentation on Beyond Mammography reviews the challenges we're facing with mammography as a screening test and the need for bringing breast thermography forward to improve both the sensitivitly of finding breast cancers as well as the specificity that reflects its accuracy.        

Biennial Mammograms are Sufficient to Screen for Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
  According to researchers at the University of California Medical Center, and published in the March issue of Internal Medicine, screening for breast cancer every two years is preferrable to yearly screens when doing mammograms. This was based on a study of 900,000 women. It appears that this applies to women from the age of 50-94. Mammograms picked...

Breast Cancer Risks and Detection

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review factors that increase risk for and methods of screening for breast cancer. They cover mammograms, ultrasounds, manual examination, MRIs, and breast thermography.    

Breast Cancer Screening

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Should mammograms be done on women under the age of 50? The BCDDP study published in 1983 is reviewed. Five of six biopsies are not cancers. Older data on breast biopsies that suggests they spread cancer; it was later shown to be false.    

Breast Cancer Screening in High Risk Patients

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Different screening technologies are appropriate depending on your risk for developing breast cancer and situation. The pluses and minuses of mammograms, MRIs, and breast thermography for breast cancer screening are compared.      

Breast Cancer Screening Premenopausally

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  No mainstgream screening test is reliable and they can lead to widespread overtreatment. A positive mammogram leads to too many biopsies, especially in dense breasts. Breast thermography is superior.            

Breast Cancer: How to Screen for it

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Screening for breast cancer is confusing and mammogams in younger women are simply not reliable. The screening tool that does work very well is breast thermography. The early work on this is reviewed.    

Breast Thermography

submitted by: admin on 12/08/2013
We don't have a good test in mainstream medicine for breast cancer detection in premenopausal women. Breast thermography's history, method of action, and proficiency in screening for cancer is discussed.          

Breast Thermography on KEST Radio

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Breast thermograpy is the best screening technology in medicine for breast cancer in pre-menopausal women. There is no radiation and there are few false positive and negative results. Mammography is compared.        

Breast Thermography: Accurate breast cancer risk assessment with thermal imaging

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2017
 

Breast Thermography: for the earliest cancer detection

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
  Health Medicine Center Services Breast Thermography — for the earliest cancer detection What You Should Know about Breast Thermography Also see: Breast Screening Preparation Beyond Mammography Breast thermography, or MammoTherms are an FDA-approved technology that provides very useful information that can...

Breast Thermography: Is It Underutilized?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The FDA published information in Journal Watch in June of 2011 that is packed with presumptive and incorrect information about breast thermography and they have to know it! Breast thermography was approved in 1982 as an adjunct to mammography to evaluate for breast cancer. In 2004 the FDA rejected breast thermography as a stand alone test for breast...

Cancer

submitted by: admin on 02/16/2015
The definition of cancer means that cancer cells don't die as they are programmed, they lack apoptosis. The reasons for this range from genetic defects to overgrowth of chromosomes. Cancer is believed to be caused by genetic and epigenetic factors that include poor lifestyle, radiation exposure, infections, pollution, and more. The spread of cancer is complicated;...

Do Mammograms Do More Harm Than Good?

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2017
Mammograms under age 50 are controversial. The prestigious Cochrane Study Group concluded that they lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment. Mammograms use x-rays to differentiate tissue density that is normal or cancerous; this is very difficult in women under age 50 because they have dense breast tissue that is similar to that of breast cancers. It takes almost...

Ductal Carcinoma in situ: Cancer or Benign?

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2017
Between 30 and 50% of new breast cancer diagnoses are found on mammography screenings and are classified as ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS. Most of these "cancers" are not cancer at all. In fact about 97% are benign lesions that can be followed over time quite safely. Most cases of DCIS would be better off under-diagnosed and under-treated. Unfortunately,...

Expanding the Boundaries of Breast Cancer Screening

submitted by: admin on 09/03/2014
This is a PowerPoint presentation on why doctors should expand the boundaries of breast cancer screening by including breast thermography. The FDA approved this test in 1982 as an adjunct to mammography. Because it adds important information about the physiology of how breast cancers behave rather than just their anatomy, so it adds an additional valuable way...

Finding Breast Cancer Sooner

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between the age of 40-44. We are trying to find breast cancers earlier in hopes of curing more. Yet screening technology is not working. Of the women who had breast cancer 28% had a mammogram and it was missed. Most biopsies are negative; this leads to excess cost and worry.          

First Impressions Can be Harmful to Your Health

submitted by: admin on 05/15/2014
First impressions are powerful and lasting. This carries over into medicine big time. Once we become accustomed to a certain test or treatment we feel deprived when we don't have access to them. Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review examples of this that include mammograms and breast thermography, drugs and infrared light therapy, routine lab testing and BioEnergy...

Health Medicine Center

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2017
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Health Medicine Center: Breast Thermography

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2017
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