Talk about true prevention. Mammograms carry health risks, both to body and mind, which may outweigh the benefits for many women. This is a shame because Laura Essermanwho happens to be a heroine of mine. Yet, long-term epidemiology breast thermography equipment have demonstrated that the removal of 50, to 60, DCIS lesions annually has not been accompanied by a reduction in the incidence of invasive breast cancers. The rate of DCIS detection in was 3. And, among women agesthat rate was percent, thanks mostly to widespread breast thermography equipment of mammography.