Posts Tagged ‘Biopsy’

Google Meets Breast Cancer Challenge

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Four years ago Google bought a British artificial intelligence (AI) company called DeepMind for half a billion US dollars. The founders studied […]

NCI Launches Plans for 2020

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

A decade ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were successful in […]

Predicting the Return of Breast Cancer

Posted on: August 17th, 2018 by admin

Clinicians do not currently have a reliable way to predict which patients treated for hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer run […]

POCUS Gathers Momentum

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

In the past week two companies – Hologic from the USA and Healcerion from South Korea – have announced FDA […]

In Defence of Screening

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

As highlighted in these weekly blogs over the past six years, there have been well-publicised efforts to undermine the benefits […]

ACRIN is an Acronym to Remember

Posted on: September 29th, 2017 by admin

The American College of Radiology Imaging Network – or ACRIN – is a non-profit organisation that conducts research on adults […]

Emotions Colour Our Inner World

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Jenny Dalgliesh felt a lump in her left breast and visited the family doctor who in turn referred her to […]

Late Spread Supports Early Diagnosis

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists from the Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and their international collaborators have just published a paper in Cancer Cell entitled “Genomic evolution of […]

I’ll See You in Court!

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

We recently reviewed the false-negative conundrum and the devastating consequences for a woman if a malignant breast tumour is missed at screening. […]

RFIDs Guide the Surgeon

Posted on: June 2nd, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, which employ electromagnetic fields, have a history stretching back to World War II. Passive tags contain electronically stored […]