"I know it's not the intention of the camera but for me, it really was a life-changing visit".
"I have had two surgeries and have one to go to prevent it from spreading", Gill wrote, according to the Camera Obscura website. In May of this year, Bal visited us at Camera Obscura on a family trip to Edinburgh.
Gill may have had a lucky break thanks to a thermal imaging camera, but medical experts do not recommend using the devices for screening purposes.
Andrew Johnson, general manager of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, said it was "amazing" Gill noticed the difference in the image and acted promptly. Gill took a picture of the thermal-display and when returned home, she started to investigate and she discovered that thermal imaging cameras can be used as a tool by oncologists to diagnose cancer. "I can not tell you enough about how my visit to the Camera Obscura changed my life".
The conference, which was attended by over 400 local, regional, and worldwide healthcare professionals, focused on improving the quality of cancer care for patients with breast and gynaecological cancers and highlighted advances in imaging methods, new treatments and techniques, and quality improvements in patient care.
Rubin said all women should make sure to attend routine mammography screening appointments.
Breast cancer is the most common non-skin related malignancy in women living in GCC countries, according to reports from the US National Library of Medicine.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alicia Moores House Of Hair organised a coffee morning for their clients on Friday 18 October and donated all earnings from the day to charity.
"I noticed a heat patch coming from my left breast".
Don't forget: for women around the age of 40-50, it's recommended to get mammograms at least every year. We were really moved when Bal contacted us to share her story as breast cancer is very close to home for me and a number of our team.
Thankfully, the group says, death rates from breast cancer have been on the decline globally since about 1990, in part due to better screening and early detection, increased awareness and continually improving treatment options.