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Detecting Breast Cancer: Mammography Vs Thermography

27/   September, 2018

First of all, let me be clear that when I say I still “like” mammograms I am not saying that I “enjoy” mammograms.

MammographyNobody relishes the idea of getting their breast squished between two cold plates of a giant machine.

I don’t feel nervous on my way to a mammogram because of the technique or method of doing the test, but for the same reason that any woman would feel nervous. I’m worried about the test finding a problem. The nervousness that accompanies the drive to the mammography center lasts all the way until the letter arrives with the results.


This Hormone DOES Cause Cancer

13/   May, 2016

Last month I got a call no doctor wants to get.

My patient Helen (never real names of my patients) told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

It is possible to be lucky with cancer, and we think this is the case for her.

Early stage, caught on a mammogram, but still no less scary.