Posts Tagged ‘Radiation Dose’

Protons vs Photons

Posted on: February 21st, 2020 by admin

X-rays, first discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, are beams of photons that exhibit three intrinsic properties when passing through biological tissue. […]

Radiation Exposure and Cancer Risk

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Two articles published this week by the American Medical Association have important implications for medical imaging in general, and breast […]

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted on: April 19th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Daniel Kopans, professor of radiology at Harvard, earlier this week started a new blog entitled Fiction and Facts about Breast Cancer […]

QT Ultrasound Launches Imaging Centres

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

Five years ago, Delphinus announced it had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA and was able to begin marketing its whole breast […]

A Celebration of Scholarship

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by admin 4 Comments

Earlier today, during a graduation ceremony for the Faculty of Health Sciences, CapeRay’s co-founder and board member, Tania Douglas, was […]

Optimising Workflow in Breast Screening

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have just published a paper in the British Journal of Radiology entitled “Masses in […]

A Day to Celebrate

Posted on: November 9th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday, 8 November 2018, marked the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. It has been […]

To Scatter or Not to Scatter?

Posted on: August 10th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

When X-rays pass through tissue, such as a woman’s breast, the primary rays travel straight through, whereas some of the […]

Pressure on the Breast

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

When a mammogram is acquired, the breast is immobilized to prevent movement using a compression paddle, ensuring good quality images […]

From Land Mines to Breast Cancer

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

It’s that time of year when candidates for the Minnies are announced. Last year CapeRay’s dual-modality Aceso system was shortlisted for Best […]