Archive for 2011

False-Positive Mammograms Can Lead to Anxiety

Posted on: October 21st, 2011 by admin

Imagine this scenario. A woman receives a postcard informing her that it is again time to have her annual mammogram, […]

The Benefits of Slot Scanning X-rays

Posted on: October 14th, 2011 by admin

Twenty years ago De Beers discovered that 10% of its uncut diamonds were being stolen by its own workers. With annual sales […]

The Power of the Colour Pink

Posted on: October 7th, 2011 by admin

It’s the first week of October and, as many will know, this is the month where an explosion of pink ribbons […]

Building our Brand at CapeRay

Posted on: September 30th, 2011 by admin

In mid-2009 we decided the timing was right to spin our company out from the University of Cape Town. Aside from […]

Adding Another Dimension to Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 by admin

One of the limitations of both screen-film (i.e. analogue) and digital mammography is that the standard two-dimensional projection has healthy and pathological tissues that […]

A Biography of Cancer

Posted on: September 16th, 2011 by admin

In an ancient papyrus, dating back to 2500 BC, an Egyptian named Imhotep, thought to be the first physician and engineer in early […]

How Do Investors Value a Business?

Posted on: September 9th, 2011 by admin

Apple Inc. was recently reported to be the world’s most valuable business. With a market capitalization of $344 billion, it […]

Form and Function in the Design of Medical Devices

Posted on: September 2nd, 2011 by admin

A 3D rendering showing the PantoScanner floating handle. Historically, medical devices have been designed with scant regard for the end […]

The Western Cape – A Hotbed of Medical Device Development!

Posted on: August 26th, 2011 by admin

Thirty years ago, the nearby states of Indiana (IN) and Minnesota (MN) were home to a host of medical device companies. […]

To Screen or Not to Screen? That is the Question!

Posted on: August 15th, 2011 by admin

Breast cancer diagnosis is an emotive issue and the benefits of breast screening using an advanced imaging technology such as […]