Posts Tagged ‘Controversy’

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 […]

A Dangerous Outburst

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Iatrogenic derives from the Greek words iatros, meaning physician, and genein which means to produce, and may be defined as any adverse […]

The Benefits of Obamacare

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

In mid-January, a week before Donald Trump was sworn in as President, we asked what might happen to the Affordable Care Act […]

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. […]

Africa Health Comes to Town

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

For the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre at Midrand, half way […]

A Crisis in Research Funding

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

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

March for Science

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

This past Saturday, 22 April 2017, hundreds of thousands of people participated in over 600 gatherings as part of the […]

A Tale of Greed

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Last month we reported that Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Roche, which owns the patent for the breast cancer drug Herceptin, had set the […]

Cancer Cure in 5 to 10 Years

Posted on: February 10th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Last Saturday, 4 February 2017, was World Cancer Day and the WHO provided new guidelines, with a focus on diagnosing and treating the […]

What’s Happening in Korea?

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Much of the news emanating from South Korea recently has been decidedly negative. The country’s parliament voted to impeach President […]