Posts Tagged ‘Sensitivity’

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin No Comments

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

Battle of the Algorithms

Posted on: August 28th, 2020 by admin

Screening healthy women with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is considered the gold standard for the early detection and successful treatment […]

Panning for Gold

Posted on: August 7th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The title for today’s blog has been adapted from an editorial highlighting a paper that appeared this week in Science Translational Medicine, […]

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 […]

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 […]

ABUS and AI: Complementary Acronyms

Posted on: February 28th, 2020 by admin

As we have previously noted, ABUS – automated breast ultrasound – is an acronym to remember when considering imaging modalities for […]

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 […]

DBT + AI = Progress

Posted on: November 22nd, 2019 by admin

Despite a recent report calling into question the benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) – sometimes called 3D mammography – as a […]

Ultrasound Screening after FFDM and DBT

Posted on: October 4th, 2019 by admin

In the past decade, 38 states in the USA have enacted legislation requiring radiologists to notify a woman if, after undergoing a […]