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A woman claims she discovered she had breast cancer after she had a picture taken by a thermal imaging camera at a tourist attraction.
But Ms Gill's picture showed a yellow-coloured 'hot spot' on her left breast, and no-one else in the thermal imaging room had the same patch.
originally posted by: lordcomac
If the body is fighting a localized infection, that area of the body will run warmer than the rest of your body.
The same should apply to a tumor. Cooling it off won't change a thing.
Temperature Matters! And Why it Should Matter to Tumor Immunologists
In fact, temperature is still rarely considered as a critical variable in experimental immunology. We suggest that more attention should be directed to the role of temperature in the regulation of the immune response and that thermal therapy should be tested in conjunction with immunotherapy as a multi-functional adjuvant that modulates the dynamics of the tumor microenvironment.