Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Gestalt of Reading Mammograms

Posted on: June 14th, 2019 by admin 4 Comments

Gestalt is a word of German origin and refers to an organised whole that is perceived as more than the […]

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 […]

Diet Linked to Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer

Posted on: May 10th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Approximately 70% of all breast cancers are oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+), which means they rely on the hormone oestrogen to grow. As a result, oestrogen-blocking […]

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 […]

You’re Grounded!

Posted on: March 15th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

This past Sunday morning an Ethiopian Airlines plane, registration ET-AVJ, departed Johannesburg on a routine flight to Addis Ababa. A few hours […]

Language of Breast Density

Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Over the years, we have written multiple articles about breast density, including its reduction, legislation, diagnostic challenges and workflow optimization. One may reasonably ask: Why this […]

Looking for a Polar Bear in a Snowstorm

Posted on: December 28th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Nancy Cappello’s annual screening mammogram was found to be normal, just as had been reported for the […]