Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

Tomosynthesis vs Ultrasound in Dense Breasts

Posted on: January 11th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A research group based at the University of Genoa in Italy is known by its acronym ASTOUND, which stands for Adjunct […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

We Learn From Our Mistakes

Posted on: October 26th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Eight years ago, two health journalists – Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus – wrote their first blog about the retraction of journal […]

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 […]

An Outward Selling Mission to the Middle East

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Monday 1st October, Arab News published a front-page story on breast cancer, stating that women in the Middle East remain reluctant […]