Archive for 2015

The Media’s Extensive Reach

Posted on: December 25th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

Two weeks ago we received a phone call from Crystal Orderson, freelance producer for Al Jazeera  to say that her company would […]

Implications of Apple vs Samsung

Posted on: December 18th, 2015 by admin

Having agreed to pay Apple more than half a billion dollars in damages for patent infringement, Samsung earlier this week […]

Reducing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Posted on: December 11th, 2015 by admin

A distressing side effect for women undergoing chemotherapy to treat breast cancer is alopecia – hair loss in which the […]

A New Century Dawns

Posted on: December 4th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

Under the banner “Innovation is the key to our future”, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has just concluded […]

Pigeons Can Diagnose Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 27th, 2015 by admin

In a study published last week in PLOS One, researchers have reported that pigeons – or Columba livia as they are known […]

The Future of Breast Screening?

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

Imagine a technology that was the size of a shoebox, did not use ionizing radiation, did not require breast compression, […]

Ultrasound Helps Find More Cancers

Posted on: November 13th, 2015 by admin

An important study emanating from Japan has just been published in the British journal The Lancet. Known as the Japan Strategic Anti-Caner […]

Cabinet Ministers Endorse CapeRay

Posted on: November 6th, 2015 by admin 5 Comments

With the launch of our clinical trial last week, we had the opportunity yesterday to host a high-profile visit by […]

Return to Groote Schuur

Posted on: October 30th, 2015 by admin 5 Comments

Nestled in the shadow of Table Mountain  Groote Schuur Hospital takes its name from the estate bequeathed by Cecil Rhodes to […]

Another ABUS Contender Emerges

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015 by admin

News out of the United Kingdom is that another automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) system has just been announced. Funded by Innovate UK  […]