Are Mammograms Obsolete?

For many years now Western Medicine promoters have advocated annual mammograms. In fact, I received my first mammogram at the age of 27! Why. . .? because my mother was just diagnosis with late stage breast cancer.  So out of fear and over-whelm and with the urging of the medical professionals I complied.

 My breast were placed into something that looked like an medevel torture devise, along with the sound effects, a cold metal vice-like machine that flatten and smashed them without mercy and yes, I do have scar tissue in my right breast to prove it.  So that’s 28 years of being expose to dangerous radiation that may actually increase the risk of cancer!

For what? The overwhelming evidence shows that mammograms do very little to prevent cancer deaths. Mammograms can only find cancer tumors that have already grown and reached a certain size.  By that time, it’s often too late to treat them successfully. So much for early detection!

Well this is not a post of dome and gloom, there is something available that is safe, painless, non-invasive test that detects cancer years earlier than a mammogram.  The test is called Breast Thermography, and it works by taking infrared photos of your breasts.

It works on the theory that when cells start to mutate and turn cancerous, the surrounding tissues start to create new blood vessels.  This is called neoangiogenesis.  All the blood-flow activity produces additional heat in the area.  And this heat is detected using infrared photography finding “hot spots” and identifying cancer activity early.

Now, in my opinion, this is a positive step at detecting and preventing breast cancer.  My next exam. . it wont be a Mammogram, each of us must make our own decision let’s make it an informed one.

Tell me your thoughts on this post?

Life To All

Linda Ray

IAW Wellness Coaching

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About lifetoall

I am Founder and CEO of En Pointe Health LLC. I help cancer survivors to live fearlessly, reclaim, renew and thrive with a second chance at life.
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