Archive for October, 2015

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  […]

3D Tissue Marker Aids Recovery

Posted on: October 16th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

One of the surgical options available to patients diagnosed with a malignant breast tumour is a lumpectomy. When the lump has […]

Rethinking the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 9th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

Thirty years ago the American Cancer Society joined forces with the pharmaceutical company AstraZenica to found National Breast Cancer Awareness Month  […]

The Biology of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 2nd, 2015 by admin

During the past week the New England Journal of Medicine has published three papers – an editorial, a commentary and […]