Posts Tagged ‘Tumour’

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 Time is Now

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

The majority of specialists working in medical imaging are diagnostic radiologists, while a relatively small number practise interventional radiology, with […]

An Old Drug Grabs New Attention

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The drug thalidomide, given to pregnant women in the late 1950s, was responsible for serious birth defects that led to its […]

The Colour’s Coming Back

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This coming Sunday, 4 February, is World Cancer Day 2018, an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Not Just Moonshots

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The term “moonshot” was coined by Google X, the secret research division at Alphabet, to describe a technology with three attributes: groundbreaking; […]

Late Spread Supports Early Diagnosis

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists from the Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and their international collaborators have just published a paper in Cancer Cell entitled “Genomic evolution of […]

The Evidence is Mounting

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by admin

As demonstrated by randomized clinical trials, mammographic screening provides a mortality benefit for women diagnosed with breast cancer. In addition, […]

Blood vs Breath vs Tears

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past four years we have written about using blood samples for the early detection of breast cancer, including: studies […]