Thermal Imaging

What is DIT?

Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging ‘DITI’ is a 15 minute, non-invasive test of physiology that can indicate early stage breast disease that has been previously possible only through self examination, doctor examination, or mammography. DITI detects the subtle physiologic changes that accompany breast pathology, whether it is cancer , fibrocystic disease, an infection, or a vascular disease. Your doctor can then plan accordingly and lay out a careful programme to further diagnose and/or monitor you during and after any treatment.

“Early Detection Saves Lives”

Painless, Non Intrusive, Radiation Free, No Body Contact

NORMAL – Good thermal symmetry with no suspicious thermal findings. These patterns represent a baseline that won’t alter over time and can only be changed by pathology.

DUCTAL CARCINOMA – The vascular asymmetry in the upper left breast was particularly suspicious and clinical investigation indicated a palpable mass.

Active Cancer Cells Double In Number Every 90 Days

90 Days 2 Cells
1 Year 16 Cells
3 Years 4,896 Cells
5 Years 1,048,576 Cells (Still Undetectable)
8 Years 4,294,967,296 Cells (Doubled 32 times) *
* Normally detectable by mammogram at this stage
40 Doublings (approx. 10 years) considered leathal

Breast Cancers Tend to Grow Faster In Women

Age Average Tumour Doubling Time
Under 50 80 Days
50 – 70 157 Days
70 + 188Days

Source: Cancer 71:3527/3551, 1993

Dr Jeffrey McTavish D.C. offers this service at our Holywood
Clinic and in Dublin.To book an appointment please ring Jeffrey on (0044) 7867 797363

4 thoughts on “Thermal Imaging

  1. I would be interested in a thermal imaging test of my left breast.I am experiencing a sharp,stabbing pain in the Lower region and am concerned.How much is the scan and what is the waiting time?
    Thank you,
    Ciara 07902524900

  2. Hi Ciara,
    Can you ring Jeffrey McTavish on 07867797363 please, he provides the thermal imaging service.
    Regards,
    Ralph

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