Posts Tagged ‘Density’

Optimising Workflow in Breast Screening

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reducing Breast Density

Posted on: July 6th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

It is well established that women with dense breast tissue (seen at right) have an increased risk – of four- to six-fold […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

Seeing the Light

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by admin

At a congress hosted last week by the Optical Society of America in Florida, researchers from the Politecnico of Milan in Italy presented a […]

A Review of Breast Imaging

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Screening Programme in the UK and, to mark the occasion, the Royal […]

Obesity and Breast Cancer Risk

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 by admin 4 Comments

Obesity – a condition in which a person has an unhealthy amount of body fat – is often measured using […]