Posts Tagged ‘Epidemiology’

Launch of a New Journal

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The Society of Breast Imaging and Oxford University Press have recently launched the Journal of Breast Imaging (JBI), the first peer-reviewed journal […]

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 […]

Welch Found Guilty of Plagiarism

Posted on: August 24th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Two years ago we featured a paper by Gilbert Welch (seen right, © The Dartmouth Institute) published by the New England Journal […]

Taking the Initiative

Posted on: July 27th, 2018 by admin

Earlier this year the Cancer Research Initiative (CRI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated its fifth anniversary. The aim of […]

Vitamin D Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Posted on: July 20th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Technically speaking, vitamin D is not actually a vitamin – it is a steroidal hormone – that controls the levels of calcium […]

Night Shifts Can Be Risky

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

The International Commission on Occupational Health held its triennial congress in Dublin, Ireland two weeks ago, where the opening keynote speaker was […]

Cat Among the Pigeons

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past four years we have highlighted the battle between the proponents of mammography – typically radiologists – and […]

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 […]

Does Sunlight Protect Us from Cancer?

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by admin

Two researchers at the University of Sydney, Jacqueline Marshall and Scott Byrne, have just published a paper in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences […]

Growing Cancer Burden for Women

Posted on: November 4th, 2016 by admin

The American Cancer Society (ACS) presented a paper at a congress in Paris this week, warning of an explosion in cancer deaths […]