Posts Tagged ‘Mammography’

Seeing the Light

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by admin No Comments

At a congress hosted last week by the Optical Society of America in Florida, researchers from the Politecnico of Milan in Italy presented a […]

A Review of Breast Imaging

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Screening Programme in the UK and, to mark the occasion, the Royal […]

Spotlight on Imaging Costs

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Why is health care spending in the United States so much greater than in other high-income countries? That’s the provocative […]

Pressure on the Breast

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

When a mammogram is acquired, the breast is immobilized to prevent movement using a compression paddle, ensuring good quality images […]

The Business of Breast Screening

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There are countries in the world – such as the Netherlands and the United Kingdom – where the government provides […]

In Defence of Screening

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

As highlighted in these weekly blogs over the past six years, there have been well-publicised efforts to undermine the benefits […]

Dual-Modality Imaging Gathers Momentum

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There is compelling evidence that mammography has been successful in early detection of breast cancer in healthy women. However, in premenopausal women […]

Implementing Our Marketing Plan

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

In an earlier blog we described how to create a marketing plan based on a 15-point template published by Forbes. Well, in the past […]

AI, AI, It’s Off to Work We Fly!

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov. Well, a fortnight ago The Guardian reported that AlphaZero, the artificial […]

Cat Among the Pigeons

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past four years we have highlighted the battle between the proponents of mammography – typically radiologists – and […]