Posts Tagged ‘Tumour’

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin No Comments

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Protons vs Photons

Posted on: February 21st, 2020 by admin

X-rays, first discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, are beams of photons that exhibit three intrinsic properties when passing through biological tissue. […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]

Oncotripsy Demonstrates Potential

Posted on: January 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Many of us, as children, probably experimented with a magnifying glass in which the sun’s rays were focused on a […]

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 […]

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

Radiomics in Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by admin

Most people will have heard of genomics – the study of a person’s genes – or proteomics – the study of proteins – but […]

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 […]

Opto-Acoustic Imaging Holds Promise

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by admin

The problem with breast imaging modalities such as mammography and ultrasound, is that they are only able to show the […]

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. […]