Breast Cancer Prevention

Laura G Owens on November 4th, 2013

Updated: April 6th, 2015  Adding mammogram or not? Now, I’m not sure. Why I changed my mind and had a 3D mammogram last year: Last year I spoke to a nurse at my imaging center and told her I stopped doing mammograms because I didn’t want repeated radiation (beyond what we all get day to […]

Continue reading about Why I added mammogram back last year (but won’t this year)

  Anyone who regularly sees my posts knows I advocate for a three-prong breast cancer screening approach: 1. Physical exam by health care practitioner 2. MRI (ultrasound follow up if abnormal findings) 3. Thermogram by a board certified thermographer who specializes in breast health. Go to a  thermographer certified in breast thermography. I see Nelly Yefet in Florida because of her credentials and exam protocol […]

Continue reading about Why I’m opting out of mammograms and opting into THIS breast cancer screening approach.

I recently did my breast screening. Three-prong approach. No mammogram. Doctor exam, breast thermography and an ultrasound in two weeks. NO mammogram unless my thermography comes back suspicious and even then, I might opt for an MRI. I’m not a conspiracy theorist. I don’t think big business is trying to screw us at every turn.  I do think […]

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