Posts Tagged ‘Sensitivity’

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 […]

Shear-Wave Elastography and Deep Learning

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by admin

It is well known that malignant breast tumours are mechanically stiffer than benign tumours and the surrounding healthy tissues. While […]

ABUS Garners Attention – Again

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by admin 2 Comments

Over the past five years we have written various blogs about automated breast ultrasound (ABUS). These have included: the history of ABUS; a […]

Arab Health Week

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

In 1975 the first annual Arab Health meeting was held in the Middle East and this week the healthcare conference and trade […]

Pigeons Can Diagnose Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 27th, 2015 by admin

In a study published last week in PLOS One, researchers have reported that pigeons – or Columba livia as they are known […]

Ultrasound Helps Find More Cancers

Posted on: November 13th, 2015 by admin

An important study emanating from Japan has just been published in the British journal The Lancet. Known as the Japan Strategic Anti-Caner […]

Two UK Clinical Trials

Posted on: July 31st, 2015 by admin

Two journal articles emanating from the United Kingdom have recently been published and both have important implications for the role […]