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Breast Thermograms To Be Offered - Brevard NC


September 24, 2018

Cindy Sullivan, CCT, clinical thermographer nurse, will be offering screening breast thermograms at Metcalf Pharmacy at 50 Asheville Highway in Brevard Friday, Oct. 12. Appointments are available.

Thermography is a noninvasive, inexpensive test that does not cause radiation exposure or compression of the breasts. While it does not replace mammograms, thermography is FDA approved since 1982, as an adjunctive tool for breast health screening. It measures infrared heat from the tissues, using technology similar to color weather maps on TV. This increased heat can signal the growth of new blo...

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