No-touch breast scans reported ineffective for cancer detection

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By Robin Wulffson MD for

If it sounds too good to be true it may be too good to be true. Infrared thermography has been touted as a breast cancer detection method that avoids radiation or uncomfortable breast compression; however, a new study presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons’ annual meeting, which was held from May 1 through May 5 in Phoenix, Arizona questions its reliability.

The study, which was conducted by researchers at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania, found that, among women who had biopsies following suspicious-looking radiologic exams, the procedure missed too many cancers.

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