Archive for 2019

Launch of a New Journal

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The Society of Breast Imaging and Oxford University Press have recently launched the Journal of Breast Imaging (JBI), the first peer-reviewed journal […]

Cape Health Manufacturing Network

Posted on: May 17th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Last night, Wesgro – the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and in investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape – […]

Diet Linked to Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

Posted on: May 10th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Approximately 70% of all breast cancers are oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+), which means they rely on the hormone oestrogen to grow. As a result, oestrogen-blocking […]

Breast Cancer in China

Posted on: May 3rd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Three years ago, The Economist Intelligence Unit produced a 96-page report entitled “Breast cancer in Asia: the challenge and response” in which […]

Has Screening Made a Difference?

Posted on: April 26th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Senior executives from CapeRay, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and The Beijing Axis are currently visiting China to explore the globalisation of CapeRay’s […]

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted on: April 19th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Daniel Kopans, professor of radiology at Harvard, earlier this week started a new blog entitled Fiction and Facts about Breast Cancer […]

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

Posted on: April 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

In Search of Truth

Posted on: April 5th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The electrocardiogram – or ECG – fulfils the requirements for a diagnostic test: non-invasive, easy to record and reproducible. It is applied […]

The Evidence is Growing

Posted on: March 29th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The introduction of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) as a replacement for plane-film analogue mammography started over two decades ago. Shortly […]

A Question of Equipoise

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019 by admin

Last week, Etta Pisano, who is chief research officer at the American College of Radiology, sat down for an interview with the […]