Posts Tagged ‘Cost’

Investing in Ultrasound

Posted on: March 6th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Late last year we highlighted a report by Signify Research on the world market in breast imaging that encapsulated both mammography and […]

Protons vs Photons

Posted on: February 21st, 2020 by admin

X-rays, first discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, are beams of photons that exhibit three intrinsic properties when passing through biological tissue. […]

Is Breast Screening Ready for Retail?

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by admin 4 Comments

It was almost a decade ago that a group of clinicians from Boston published a paper in Academic Radiology entitled “Retail venue-based […]

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Does 3D Mammography Save More Lives?

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

A week ago, USA Today published an article written by Liz Szabo (seen right) with the provocative headline, “Massive marketing muscle pushes […]

Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

DBT in the News Again

Posted on: August 23rd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), commonly known as 3D mammography, has recently been the focus of two research articles from Norway. […]

Cost of Breast Cancer

Posted on: July 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

New research from the American Cancer Society, just published in JAMA Oncology, found that in 2015, 8.7 million years of life were […]

The Future of Healthcare

Posted on: May 31st, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition has taken place in Midrand where over 10,000 people – delegates, speakers, exhibitors […]

Breast Cancer in China

Posted on: May 3rd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Three years ago, The Economist Intelligence Unit produced a 96-page report entitled “Breast cancer in Asia: the challenge and response” in which […]