Posts Tagged ‘Surgery’

Breast Density as a Predictor

Posted on: November 13th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the axillary lymph nodes are sometimes removed surgically or treated by radiotherapy. […]

Serendipity and Breast Cancer Detection

Posted on: September 25th, 2020 by admin

The Cambridge Dictionary   defines “serendipity” as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” The origin of the word dates back […]

Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

Intervention by Radiologists

Posted on: May 8th, 2020 by admin

Radiologists have traditionally been considered specialists in diagnosis because they examine medical images, but there is a small subset that […]

Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

Cost of Breast Cancer

Posted on: July 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

New research from the American Cancer Society, just published in JAMA Oncology, found that in 2015, 8.7 million years of life were […]

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

Posted on: April 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

Thinking Outside of the Globe

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Since 1980, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been collaborating with its American counterpart NASA to develop and deploy sophisticated […]

A Breakthrough from Cape Town

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by admin

Earlier this week, a woman with severe aortic valve stenosis was operated on successfully at Groote Schuur Hospital by Jacques Scherman, […]

Don’t Lose the 3

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by admin

Six years ago, the CEO of French manufacturer Poly Implant Prosthese, Jean-Claude Mas, was convicted and sent to jail for using non-medical […]