The cancer lump shows red on this image
They are painless, more accurate and much cheaper than mammograms.
There is no harmful compression of the breast and no radiation.
Thermography works using an infrared camera to graphically show skin temperature.
On the image generated, different degrees of heat are shown in non-identical colours.
The increase growth of blood vessels feeding the tumour appears in red on this picture.
Thermography scanning can detect tumours earlier than mammograms.
American Journal of Surgery published a study in 2008 when 58 out of 60
women were properly identified as having cancer using thermography.
This is a 97% accuracy, and it compares extremely favourably with mammograms and all their numerous false