Posts Tagged ‘Diagnosis’

The Emergence of CRISPR

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

One of the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs since the mapping of the human genome has been CRISPR, an acronym that […]

HHUS versus ABUS

Posted on: July 19th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Peter Dempsey wrote a fascinating article on the history of breast ultrasound that appeared in the Journal […]

Irish Radiologists are Spooked

Posted on: July 5th, 2019 by admin 5 Comments

The Irish government runs two screening programmes – CervicalCheck and BreastCheck – designed to benefit the country’s women. In 2009, Ruth Morrissey had a […]

“Radiologists are Toast”

Posted on: June 21st, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Vinod Khosla, a Silicon Valley investor and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, has made a name for himself by suggesting that […]

Gestalt of Reading Mammograms

Posted on: June 14th, 2019 by admin 4 Comments

Gestalt is a word of German origin and refers to an organised whole that is perceived as more than the […]

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted on: April 19th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Daniel Kopans, professor of radiology at Harvard, earlier this week started a new blog entitled Fiction and Facts about Breast Cancer […]

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

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

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

In Search of Truth

Posted on: April 5th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The electrocardiogram – or ECG – fulfils the requirements for a diagnostic test: non-invasive, easy to record and reproducible. It is applied […]

The Evidence is Growing

Posted on: March 29th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The introduction of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) as a replacement for plane-film analogue mammography started over two decades ago. Shortly […]

A Question of Equipoise

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019 by admin

Last week, Etta Pisano, who is chief research officer at the American College of Radiology, sat down for an interview with the […]