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New FDA Warning on Breast Thermography

New FDA Warning on Breast Thermography

07.14.2012 | No Comments

On June 2, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication warning women and health care providers that thermography is not a safe alternative to mammography [1]. According to the Society for Breast Imaging, (SBI) the warning was issued in response to what the FDA describes as inappropriate claims by thermography facilities […]

CDC report on screening

CDC report on screening

07.14.2012 | No Comments

According to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number of Americans being screened for breast, colon and cervical cancers is below the targets set by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Healthy People 2020 sets national objectives for use of the recommended cancer screening tests and identifies […]