Posts Tagged ‘Sensitivity’

DBT in the News Again

Posted on: August 23rd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), commonly known as 3D mammography, has recently been the focus of two research articles from Norway. […]

HHUS versus ABUS

Posted on: July 19th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Peter Dempsey wrote a fascinating article on the history of breast ultrasound that appeared in the Journal […]

The Evidence is Growing

Posted on: March 29th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The introduction of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) as a replacement for plane-film analogue mammography started over two decades ago. Shortly […]

ABUS vs DBT – Again

Posted on: March 8th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

The European Congress of Radiology, with a giant octopus in the registration area and a collage of aquatic images, concluded in […]

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 […]