Archive for 2020

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin No Comments

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Our Dunkirk Moment

Posted on: March 27th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The Battle of Dunkirk, fought between 26 May and 4 June 1940, marked a turning point in World War Two. During […]

Beneath the Hanging Rock

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by admin

In 45 BC, the Roman philosopher Cicero referred to the “Sword of Damocles” and over time this parable has come to mean […]

ABUS Improves Risk Assessment

Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by admin

An important factor in predicting a woman’s risk for breast cancer is breast density. The method most commonly used to […]

Investing in Ultrasound

Posted on: March 6th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Late last year we highlighted a report by Signify Research on the world market in breast imaging that encapsulated both mammography and […]

ABUS and AI: Complementary Acronyms

Posted on: February 28th, 2020 by admin

As we have previously noted, ABUS – automated breast ultrasound – is an acronym to remember when considering imaging modalities for […]

Protons vs Photons

Posted on: February 21st, 2020 by admin

X-rays, first discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, are beams of photons that exhibit three intrinsic properties when passing through biological tissue. […]

Is Breast Screening Ready for Retail?

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by admin 4 Comments

It was almost a decade ago that a group of clinicians from Boston published a paper in Academic Radiology entitled “Retail venue-based […]

Me and You

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by admin

Earlier this week, on 4 February, it was World Cancer Day and Sky News in the UK interviewed 15-year-old Jack Browett. He described an […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]