Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

A Day to Celebrate

Posted on: November 9th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday, 8 November 2018, marked the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. It has been […]

It’s All About Speed

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

One of the challenges when imaging the breast is to distinguish benign lesions from those that are malignant. With ultrasound, […]

We Learn From Our Mistakes

Posted on: October 26th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Eight years ago, two health journalists – Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus – wrote their first blog about the retraction of journal […]

Google Meets Breast Cancer Challenge

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Four years ago Google bought a British artificial intelligence (AI) company called DeepMind for half a billion US dollars. The founders studied […]

An Outward Selling Mission to the Middle East

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Monday 1st October, Arab News published a front-page story on breast cancer, stating that women in the Middle East remain reluctant […]

NCI Launches Plans for 2020

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

A decade ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were successful in […]

Pseudoscience and Debunking Myths

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

David Gorski is a surgical oncologist at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit. He specializes in […]

Welch Found Guilty of Plagiarism

Posted on: August 24th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Two years ago we featured a paper by Gilbert Welch (seen right, © The Dartmouth Institute) published by the New England Journal […]

Predicting the Return of Breast Cancer

Posted on: August 17th, 2018 by admin

Clinicians do not currently have a reliable way to predict which patients treated for hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer run […]

To Scatter or Not to Scatter?

Posted on: August 10th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

When X-rays pass through tissue, such as a woman’s breast, the primary rays travel straight through, whereas some of the […]