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Heat Cameras Help Tourist Detect Cancer

Heat Cameras Help Tourist Detect Cancer A trip to a tourist attraction in Scotland turned out to be a life-changing moment for one woman after a thermal camera detected she had breast cancer. Bal Gill, 41, was looking back over images from her trip to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, in Edinburgh, when she noticed a heat patch over her breast. After making an appointment with her doctor, Gill was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer — but experts have warned that Gill was lucky and thermal imaging cameras are not...

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Lymph Node Importance

Lymph Node Importance The lymphatic system is a network of organs and tissues that help rid the body of waste and toxins. As an important part of the immune system, it is comprised of the tonsils, adenoids, spleen, thymus gland, lymph vessels, and hundreds of lymph nodes. Unlike the circulatory system that has the heart to pump blood and nutrients throughout the body, the lymphatic system has no pump to distribute its clear/yellowish fluid. The movement of the lymphatic fluid is dependent on the movement of the...

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Breast Cancer Detection Tool

Breast Cancer Detection Tool Breast Cancer While mammography, Ultrasound, MRI, and other imaging tools are tests of anatomy and rely on finding a physical structure. Thermography is a test of the heat produced by increased blood vessel circulation and metabolic changes associated with a structures genesis and growth. This allows thermography to see subtle changes outside of other testing. With thermography screenings not requiring contact with the body we are also able to image areas of the breast such as the axillary...

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