Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

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Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

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Honeybee Venom Kills Breast Cancer Cells

Posted on: September 4th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine dating back thousands of years, in which honeybee products – such as pollen, propolis, […]

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Battle of the Algorithms

Posted on: August 28th, 2020 by admin

Screening healthy women with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is considered the gold standard for the early detection and successful treatment […]

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Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

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Breast Screening and Radiation

Posted on: August 14th, 2020 by admin

One of the reasons why some women are reluctant to subject themselves to an annual mammogram is a concern that […]

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Panning for Gold

Posted on: August 7th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The title for today’s blog has been adapted from an editorial highlighting a paper that appeared this week in Science Translational Medicine, […]

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DBT vs FFDM – Again

Posted on: July 31st, 2020 by admin

In a recent paper published in JAMA Network Open, Kathryn Lowry (seen right) asked the question: Does screening performance of digital breast […]

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The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

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A Quiz with a Difference

Posted on: July 17th, 2020 by admin

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is traditionally held in Vienna each year during the second or third week of […]

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