Why Have I Not Heard of Thermography?
It is not presented in the medical press or mainstream media. You may not even know a woman who has used this screening process. So word-of-mouth is not yet spurring women to investigate this procedure. Why Isn’t My Doctor Referring Me to a Certified Thermographer? Thermal image is still overcoming the obstacle of poor technology in the early years. Some with a vested interest have misrepresented this procedure as a cancer detection technology. Early thermography pioneers often had no medical background and entered the field as an entrepreneurial pursuit. Training and certification programs lacked sufficient standards. This technology developed a ‘bad name’ and created a disservice to the women who might have benefited from this screening process. According to Dr. Cockburn, it is very important thermal imaging be conducted by technically trained professionals with high quality training in the fields of health science. Additionally, it is imperative that the equipment be of the highest