Archive for 2019

Coming Full Circle

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by admin No Comments

On Friday 6 January 1956, Allan Cormack arrived for work at Groote Schuur Hospital, having been appointed as part-time nuclear physicist, spending […]

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Radiomics in Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by admin

Most people will have heard of genomics – the study of a person’s genes – or proteomics – the study of proteins – but […]

Does 3D Mammography Save More Lives?

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

A week ago, USA Today published an article written by Liz Szabo (seen right) with the provocative headline, “Massive marketing muscle pushes […]

BRICS and Technology Transfer

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

BRICS is the acronym that draws together the national economies of five emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. […]

World Market in Breast Imaging

Posted on: October 11th, 2019 by admin

Signify Research, based in the United Kingdom, has recently published an important market research report entitled “Breast Imaging – World […]

Ultrasound Screening after FFDM and DBT

Posted on: October 4th, 2019 by admin

In the past decade, 38 states in the USA have enacted legislation requiring radiologists to notify a woman if, after undergoing a […]

Celebrating [email protected]

Posted on: September 27th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

In 1979, the Journal of Biomedical Engineering was launched and fifteen years later, in 1994, the journal was renamed Medical […]

Celebrating [email protected]

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday marked an important milestone for the field of biomedical engineering (BME) in Cape Town as it celebrated its 50th […]

Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]