Archive for 2014

Mobile X-rays: 100 Years Ago

Posted on: August 8th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

© Nobel Foundation This week marked the centenary of Britain’s involvement in World War I, with the BBC providing wrap-around coverage. It was the war […]

A Mastectomy – Just to be Safe?

Posted on: August 1st, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

In 1997, at age 35, Peggy Orenstein was diagnosed with breast cancer, a low-grade tumour that was excised. She went on with her life as […]

The Web as a Research Tool

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

Last month the prestigious journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, published a paper in which the opening sentence of the abstract stated, “We […]

Paying Tribute to an Icon

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

It was 96 years ago today, on 18 July 1918, in the village of Mvezo on the banks of the Mbashe […]

Images of the Beautiful Game

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by admin

For the past four weeks the world has been mesmerised by the events unfolding on their television screens, watching football’s World Cup 2014. […]

And So, the Pendulum Swings

Posted on: July 4th, 2014 by admin

Over the past few months a number of reports have appeared that were critical of screening for breast cancer. However, a paper published last week […]

The Boys in the Boat

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

Rowing enjoys an aristocratic heritage: the teams of Oxford and Cambridge are steeped in pedigree, while the race between Harvard and Yale in 1852 […]

Norwegians Enter the Fray

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

It was just four months ago that we highlighted another salvo in the mammography wars when an article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) […]

Diagnosis in the Dropbox

Posted on: June 13th, 2014 by admin

At CapeRay we have been studying the images that were recently gathered during our clinical trial of both healthy volunteers and patients with confirmed breast […]

A Poisonous Bunch-Back’d Toad?

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by admin 3 Comments

King Richard III by unknown artist Richard III was King of England from 1483 to 1485, having claimed the throne from his […]