Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

Breast Density as a Predictor

Posted on: November 13th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the axillary lymph nodes are sometimes removed surgically or treated by radiotherapy. […]

DIEurope Focuses on Breast Imaging

Posted on: October 30th, 2020 by admin

The October issue of Diagnostic Imaging Europe, coinciding with breast awareness month, has just been published and focuses on breast […]

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 […]

Patients Held to Ransom

Posted on: July 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Imagine this scenario. You have just been diagnosed by your cardiologist with a heart arrhythmia and she advocates the implantation […]

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 […]