Thermography: Early Breast Cancer Detection Test
Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging
What is DITI?
Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging, or DITI, is a totally non-invasive, painless procedure with no radiation and no contact with the body.
It uses an infrared camera with a highly accurate heat sensor to detect differences in temperature in the body. The body’s temperature is displayed graphically in different colours on a screen. Normally, the body’s temperature is symmetrical but abnormalities, injuries and pathologies change the temperature of the surrounding tissue and these differences are clearly visible on the scan.
Can DITI diagnose cancer?
Thermal Imaging, mammography and ultrasound are all methods to investigate human physiology and human anatomy. Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging is a screening service that measures skin surface temperature to a very sensitive and accurate degree reflecting changes in physiological and metabolic activity within the underlying tissue area.
While breast cancer can only be truly diagnosed by tissue biopsy, breast thermography safely eliminates the need for most unnecessary biopsies as well as the associated emotional suffering, and it does so years sooner than any other test in modern medicine.
Where can I get this test?
This test is now available at numerous medical facilities including:
Hollywood Health (Northern Ireland)
Breast Thermography (list of testing centers country-wide)