Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

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Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

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Radiation Exposure and Cancer Risk

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Two articles published this week by the American Medical Association have important implications for medical imaging in general, and breast […]

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Opto-Acoustic Imaging Holds Promise

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by admin

The problem with breast imaging modalities such as mammography and ultrasound, is that they are only able to show the […]

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DBT in the News Again

Posted on: August 23rd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), commonly known as 3D mammography, has recently been the focus of two research articles from Norway. […]

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War: A Harmful Metaphor?

Posted on: August 16th, 2019 by admin

It has become commonplace to hear expressions such as “fighting the war on cancer” or even “she’s a warrior intent […]

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In the Footsteps of Cormack

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 by admin

For the past week, Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, has hosted an international conference entitled “Modern Challenges in Imaging.” Subtitled “In the […]

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The Emergence of CRISPR

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

One of the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs since the mapping of the human genome has been CRISPR, an acronym that […]

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Giving Back

Posted on: July 26th, 2019 by admin

Two women whose breast cancer was missed during routine annual mammograms combined forces four years ago to launch the educational […]

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HHUS versus ABUS

Posted on: July 19th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Peter Dempsey wrote a fascinating article on the history of breast ultrasound that appeared in the Journal […]

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Cost of Breast Cancer

Posted on: July 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

New research from the American Cancer Society, just published in JAMA Oncology, found that in 2015, 8.7 million years of life were […]

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