Posts Tagged ‘Screening’

Enigma of Interval Breast Cancers

Posted on: July 3rd, 2020 by admin No Comments

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

Breast Ultrasound and AI

Posted on: June 19th, 2020 by admin

In some countries, hand-held ultrasound (HHUS) examinations are widely used to screen healthy women for breast cancer because this modality […]

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Early Detection Saves Lives … Or Does It?

Posted on: May 15th, 2020 by admin

One impact of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past three months is that women have delayed or even skipped their […]

COVID-19 and Medical Imaging

Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The gold standard for diagnosing COVID-19 is reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), a technique for which its inventor, Kary […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Our Dunkirk Moment

Posted on: March 27th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The Battle of Dunkirk, fought between 26 May and 4 June 1940, marked a turning point in World War Two. During […]

Is Breast Screening Ready for Retail?

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by admin 4 Comments

It was almost a decade ago that a group of clinicians from Boston published a paper in Academic Radiology entitled “Retail venue-based […]

Potential of AI to Detect Breast Cancer

Posted on: January 3rd, 2020 by admin

On 1 January 2020, Nature published a multi-author paper that demonstrated the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to detect breast […]

The Evidence Continues to Build

Posted on: December 13th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists led by Dr Mengmeng Jia from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing presented a noteworthy paper at the RSNA […]