FDA Hit by Government Shutdown

Posted on: January 4th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, lies the sprawling campus of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), […]

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Looking for a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm

Posted on: December 28th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Nancy Cappello’s annual screening mammogram was found to be normal, just as had been reported for the […]

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False Positives and False Negatives

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

There are two statistical measures to consider when the success of a screening programme is measured: sensitivity and specificity. In any […]

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A Celebration of Scholarship

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by admin 4 Comments

Earlier today, during a graduation ceremony for the Faculty of Health Sciences, CapeRay’s co-founder and board member, Tania Douglas, was […]

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Optimising Workflow in Breast Screening

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have just published a paper in the British Journal of Radiology entitled “Masses in […]

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Don’t Lose the 3

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by admin

Six years ago, the CEO of French manufacturer Poly Implant Prosthese, Jean-Claude Mas, was convicted and sent to jail for using non-medical […]

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What a Tangled Web We Weave

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018 by admin

The poem Marmion was written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1808. It is a story of lust, forgery, treason and […]

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Cape Health Business Week

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Wesgro is the official agency that promotes tourism, trade and investment for Cape Town and the Western Cape. Among its strategic […]

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A Day to Celebrate

Posted on: November 9th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday, 8 November 2018, marked the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. It has been […]

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It’s All About Speed

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

One of the challenges when imaging the breast is to distinguish benign lesions from those that are malignant. With ultrasound, […]

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