Posts Tagged ‘Legislation’

Standing Up for Science

Posted on: October 16th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Almost exactly a year ago, on 23 October 2019, CapeRay’s senior management team held an online pre-submission meeting with representatives of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beneath the Hanging Rock

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by admin

In 45 BC, the Roman philosopher Cicero referred to the “Sword of Damocles” and over time this parable has come to mean […]

Does 3D Mammography Save More Lives?

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

A week ago, USA Today published an article written by Liz Szabo (seen right) with the provocative headline, “Massive marketing muscle pushes […]

BRICS and Technology Transfer

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

BRICS is the acronym that draws together the national economies of five emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. […]

Ultrasound Screening after FFDM and DBT

Posted on: October 4th, 2019 by admin

In the past decade, 38 states in the USA have enacted legislation requiring radiologists to notify a woman if, after undergoing a […]

Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

Giving Back

Posted on: July 26th, 2019 by admin

Two women whose breast cancer was missed during routine annual mammograms combined forces four years ago to launch the educational […]

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 […]