Posts Tagged ‘Diagnosis’

Enigma of Interval Breast Cancers

Posted on: July 3rd, 2020 by admin No Comments

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 […]

CapeRay Awarded a UK Patent

Posted on: June 12th, 2020 by admin 12 Comments

Cape Town, South Africa, 12 June 2020. CapeRay is pleased to announce the award of a UK Patent (GB2566942) entitled, […]

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 […]

Horns of a Dilemma

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

Imagine you are a creative person and you invent something with significant commercial potential. Should you fulfil the legal obligation […]

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 […]

COVID-19 and Medical Imaging

Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The gold standard for diagnosing COVID-19 is reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), a technique for which its inventor, Kary […]

Leadership Matters

Posted on: April 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago, when the AIDS pandemic was ravaging South Africa, the country’s president, Thabo Mbeki, criticised the scientific consensus that the […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]