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Are there other ways to find early-stage breast
excerpt from Chapter Five of Breast Cancer? Breast Health!
by Susun Weed
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In addition to physical examination and breast self-massage, thermography
and ultrasound are safe tests available to women who wish to avoid mammograms.
Thermography gives a picture of the heat patterns in the breasts (cancers
are hotter than the surrounding tissues). Ultrasound bounces sound waves
off the breast tissues to measure their density (cancer is denser than
the surrounding tissues). Other techniques used to image breast tissues,
such as digital mammography and scintimammography rely on radioactivity
and are inherently unsafe.20-22