Posts Tagged ‘Mammography’

Impact of Covid-19 on Breast Screening

Posted on: October 2nd, 2020 by admin

It’s the first week of October, the month when the colour pink highlights the efforts by society to remind women […]

Serendipity and Breast Cancer Detection

Posted on: September 25th, 2020 by admin

The Cambridge Dictionary   defines “serendipity” as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” The origin of the word dates back […]

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

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

Battle of the Algorithms

Posted on: August 28th, 2020 by admin

Screening healthy women with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is considered the gold standard for the early detection and successful treatment […]

Breast Screening and Radiation

Posted on: August 14th, 2020 by admin

One of the reasons why some women are reluctant to subject themselves to an annual mammogram is a concern that […]

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 […]

A Quiz with a Difference

Posted on: July 17th, 2020 by admin

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is traditionally held in Vienna each year during the second or third week of […]

Enigma of Interval Breast Cancers

Posted on: July 3rd, 2020 by admin

It is estimated that 15% of breast cancers are diagnosed after the patient is screened mammographically with negative results but during the […]

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 […]