Posts Tagged ‘Sensitivity’

False Positives and False Negatives

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

There are two statistical measures to consider when the success of a screening programme is measured: sensitivity and specificity. In any […]

In Pursuit of Quality

Posted on: June 22nd, 2018 by admin 7 Comments

It is standard practice for companies to review regularly their vision and mission statements. At CapeRay we aspire to be […]

Dreaming of a Better Diagnosis

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by admin

Twelve years ago researchers at IBM established the DREAM (Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods) Challenges, an open science, crowdsourcing effort […]

Seeing the Light

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by admin

At a congress hosted last week by the Optical Society of America in Florida, researchers from the Politecnico of Milan in Italy presented a […]

A Review of Breast Imaging

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Screening Programme in the UK and, to mark the occasion, the Royal […]

In Defence of Screening

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

As highlighted in these weekly blogs over the past six years, there have been well-publicised efforts to undermine the benefits […]

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 […]

Blood vs Breath vs Tears

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past four years we have written about using blood samples for the early detection of breast cancer, including: studies […]

An Innovative Breast Scanner

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

A major hurdle facing developing countries when contemplating a breast screening programme, is that current technologies – such as digital […]

Beyond Imaging

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

The theme for this year’s meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which finished today in Chicago, was […]