Thermography versus mammography

By Joanne Black In Health

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10th December, 2011
Instead of buying her three daughters a present this Christmas, Bobbie Gillespie intends to give them money towards the cost of their first thermograms. After becoming concerned about the radiation associated with mammograms, Gillespie, 67, had a thermogram a few weeks ago and is now a convert. She describes the process, in which an infrared picture is taken of the breasts, looking for unusual heat patterns, as “very simple, very easy and very, very non-invasive”. Because of a “rather unpleasant” family history of breast cancer, the Katikati woman reads what she can about preventing ...

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