Archive for 2023

End of an Era

Posted on: December 29th, 2023 by admin 10 Comments

In mid-2011, following the advice of Philip van Zyl of Get Social Media, I started writing a regular weekly blog to draw […]

The End of Mammography?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2023 by admin

For the past sixty years, mammography – an X-ray of the breast – has been the “go to” method for […]

A Seminal Contribution to Scholarship

Posted on: December 15th, 2023 by admin

At the University of Cape Town (UCT), the degree of Doctor of Science in Medicine is the most senior doctorate […]

Frontiers of Medical Research: Artificial Intelligence

Posted on: December 8th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Regular readers of these weekly blogs will know that in 2023 I have covered numerous stories on artificial intelligence (AI). […]

Golden Clues to Cancer

Posted on: December 1st, 2023 by admin

My wife and I are the owners – sometimes called “pet parents” – of a golden retriever named Lila who […]

Now There’s a Great Idea!

Posted on: November 24th, 2023 by admin 3 Comments

During the past week, one of the regular readers of these blogs brought to my attention a company called Litmaps. Dubbed […]

Correcting Our Errors

Posted on: November 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Five years ago, I published two blogs about research misconduct, touching on the treatment of women with breast cancer. The first […]

Celebrating a Special Day

Posted on: November 10th, 2023 by admin

On Wednesday this week, 8 November 2023, three organisations – the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society […]

The Minnies and Breast Imaging

Posted on: November 3rd, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

It was 24 years ago that a new website called AuntMinnie.com was launched, providing interesting news on medical imaging. Apparently, the provenance for Aunt […]

WHO Focuses on AI Regulation

Posted on: October 27th, 2023 by admin

Four months ago, we drew attention to the Global Breast Cancer Initiative released by the WHO in which they laid out a roadmap to […]