Archive for 2016

CapeRay Features in Africa Outlook

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Africa Outlook is a digital and print magazine that is sent to over 165,000 subscribers each month, and is aimed at […]

‘Overdiagnosis’ in the Spotlight – Again

Posted on: October 14th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) yesterday published a paper entitled “Breast-cancer tumor size, overdiagnosis, and mammography screening effectiveness.” Lead author […]

For the Greatest Benefit to Mankind

Posted on: October 7th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

When Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, died on 10 December 1896, he left the bulk of his considerable estate for […]

First Laugh, Then Think

Posted on: September 30th, 2016 by admin

It’s that time of year again when we anxiously wait to learn who will be awarded a Nobel Prize for […]

How Old is Cancer?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Five years ago we reviewed an award-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer in which Siddhartha Mukherjee […]

Parliament Comes to CapeRay

Posted on: September 16th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

On 21 April 2016 the Minister for Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel delivered his annual budget speech in Parliament and CapeRay […]

Cancer Moonshot Gathers Momentum

Posted on: September 9th, 2016 by admin

In January 2016 President Barack Obama (seen below left, © Reuters) announced an initiative – known as the Cancer Moonshot – that […]

AI Maps Breast Cancer Risk

Posted on: September 2nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

A group of multidisciplinary researchers in Texas has just published an original article in Cancer entitled “Correlating mammographic and pathologic findings in […]

South Africa’s New Regulations

Posted on: August 26th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

For the past two days the South African Medical Device Industry Association (SAMED) has been holding its annual conference in […]

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

In two days’ time the Olympic Games will draw to a close – and what a thrilling spectacle we have […]