Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin No Comments

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

DBT vs FFDM – Again

Posted on: July 31st, 2020 by admin

In a recent paper published in JAMA Network Open, Kathryn Lowry (seen right) asked the question: Does screening performance of digital breast […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

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 […]

ABUS Improves Risk Assessment

Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by admin

An important factor in predicting a woman’s risk for breast cancer is breast density. The method most commonly used to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Me and You

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by admin

Earlier this week, on 4 February, it was World Cancer Day and Sky News in the UK interviewed 15-year-old Jack Browett. He described an […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]