Posts Tagged ‘Clinical Trial’

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Enigma of Interval Breast Cancers

Posted on: July 3rd, 2020 by admin

It is estimated that 15% of breast cancers are diagnosed after the patient is screened mammographically with negative results but during the […]

Breast Ultrasound and AI

Posted on: June 19th, 2020 by admin

In some countries, hand-held ultrasound (HHUS) examinations are widely used to screen healthy women for breast cancer because this modality […]

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Automated Breast Ultrasound Emerges

Posted on: May 29th, 2020 by admin

Automated breast ultrasound or ABUS – where the ultrasound transducer is moved across the breast under automated control rather than […]

Early Detection Saves Lives … Or Does It?

Posted on: May 15th, 2020 by admin

One impact of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past three months is that women have delayed or even skipped their […]

Intervention by Radiologists

Posted on: May 8th, 2020 by admin

Radiologists have traditionally been considered specialists in diagnosis because they examine medical images, but there is a small subset that […]