What about my Doctor?

My doctor states he doesn’t know enough about thermal imaging and demands I still get a mammogram. What do I do? Tell your doctor to do some research at Thermology On Line (information, case studies). Also, there are downloadable studies at http://www.preventbc.com (see radiation question above). Tell your doctor you have concerns with low-level radiation and how it affects DNA. There are over 800 studies on themography. Hand her (or him) the 2004 Heyes study on radiation. If not thermography, ask for a different method (ultrasound, breast MRI, ductal lavage) as a substitute (see http://www.alternativemedicine.com on May mammogram article). In any case, thermography can be used in conjunction with a mammogram by assessing false-positives or concurring with a sketchy...

What is “cold stressing”?

I hear from some people that you need to “cold stress” the patient. What is “cold stressing”? Do I really need to do it?  Cold stressing is a test to measure sympathetic function. It is a useful test for a number of conditions including RSD (CRPS). Protocols for breast screening with the med2000 system do not require routine cold stressing but it may be requested by a referring physician or reading...

What is the attitude in medical oncology about thermography and breast disease?

What is the attitude in medical oncology for this procedure and breast disease? Honestly, most physicians have very little knowledge about this topic. Most use traditional, older tools to study breast disease. However, in 1998, cancer researchers at Ville Marie Breast and Oncology, in Montreal, Quebec, published an article in The Breast Journal related to DITI. In the closing remarks, the authors wrote, “Our initial reappraisal would also suggest that infrared imaging, based more on process than structural changes and requiring neither contact, compression, radiation nor venous access, can provide pertinent and practical complimentary information to both clinical exam and...

Full Body Thermography

I understand you also do full body thermography, what can I expect to learn from that? Full body thermography includes a breast scan, so it is comprehensive. A full body thermogram which is suitable for both females and males, young and old, can identify pre-existing conditions, acute or chronic issues as serious as cancer, cardiovascular circulatory conditions , pre-stroke, nervous system disorders, repetitive strain injury, TMJ, arthritis, diabetes, melanoma, liver or kidney disease, thyroid disease, lung conditions, dental infections and, finally, breast...

Is Thermography Covered by my Medical Insurance?

Is This Procedure Covered by my Medical Insurance? Because this is FDA approved it is reimbursable by some insurance companies depending on your individual policy. Thus far Medicare is not covering this procedure. Advanced Thermography does not bill medical insurance companies; however, we will be happy to provide you with codes necessary for insurance billing if...