SureTouch breast test

Posted 19 November 2013

We recently posted an exposition of breast thermography, a product claiming to be effective for determining breast cancer. Now another device has popped up on the South African market – the SureTouch breast examination device.

Does it work? Are you placing your life in the hands of a scoundrel who has no remorse or concern whether this device is accurate in determining breast cancer or not? Based on an article by Amy Green and Ina Skosana on the Mail & Guardian website, they appear to conclude that this device is simply not effective enough.

Dr-Neil-Burman They identify Dr Neil Burman as one of the individuals behind marketing this product, and point out “[S]hould Burman be called before the council, it would not be the first time. He was found guilty in 1993 of three different charges relating to over-servicing patients (giving more tests than they required)
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