Over 800 peer-reviewed studies on thermography exist in the index-medicus literature.
Strict standardized interpretation protocols have been established for over 15 years.
 
For instance, radiography and ultrasonography refer to anatomy. Thermography, however, is based on thermodynamics and thermokinetics, which are unfamiliar to most physicians, though

man is  experiencing heat production and exchange in every situation he undergoes or creates.
 
Considering the contribution that thermography has demonstrated thus far in the field of early cancer detection, all possibilities should be considered for promoting further technical, biological, and clinical research in this procedure.

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Kai Rothkamm and Markus Lobrich, Evidence for a lack of DNA double-strand break repair in human cells exposed to very low x-ray doses. PNAS, vol 100, no 9, 5057-5062
Infrared imaging offers a safe, noninvasive procedure that would be valuable as an adjunct to mammography in determining whether a lesion is benign or malignant with a 99% predictive value.
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Y.R. Parisky, A. Sardi, R. Hamm, K. Hughes, L. Esserman, S. Rust, K.Callahan, Efficacy of Computerized Infrared Imaging Analysis to Evaluate Mammographically Suspicious Lesions. AJR:180, January 2003
For every 1000 women screened, one breast-cancer death is avoided whereas the total number of deaths is increased by six.
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Peter C. Gtzsche, Ole Olsen,
Is Screening for Breast Cancer with Mammography Justifiable? Summary from Lancet 2000; 355:129-34
An overview; explore the latest findings on various breast cancer detection methods, including breast thermography.

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Len Saputo, MD , Beyond Mammography, The Townsend Letter for Doctors and Clients, June 2004
Mammogram poses a wide range of risks of which women worldwide still remain uninformed.
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Samuel Epstein, Rosalie Bertell, Ph.D., GNSH and Barbara Seaman, Danger and Unreliability of Mammography, Int'l J. of Health Services, Vol 31, no 3, 605-625, 2001
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Berkley Lab, University of California cell biologist Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff
shows that exposure to ionizing radiation creates a wound that can cause cells to become cancerous.
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D.J. Brenner, S.G. Sawant, M.P. Hande, R.C. Miller, C.D. Elliston, Z. Fu, G Randers-Pehrson and S.A. Marino, Routine screening mammography:
how important is the radiation-risk side of the benefit-risk equation? Int. J. Radiat.Biol. 78 , 1065-1067 (2002)
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G.J. Heyes and A.J. Mill The Neoplastic Transformation Potential of Mammography X Rays and Atomic Bomb Spectrum Radiation Radiation Research 162 December 2004
The potential radiation hazards associated with routine screening mammography, in terms of breast cancer induction, are discussed in the context of the potential benefits.
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