Posts Tagged ‘Tumour’

Honeybee Venom Kills Breast Cancer Cells

Posted on: September 4th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine dating back thousands of years, in which honeybee products – such as pollen, propolis, […]

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 […]

A Quiz with a Difference

Posted on: July 17th, 2020 by admin

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is traditionally held in Vienna each year during the second or third week of […]

Enigma of Interval Breast Cancers

Posted on: July 3rd, 2020 by admin

It is estimated that 15% of breast cancers are diagnosed after the patient is screened mammographically with negative results but during the […]

Automated Breast Ultrasound Emerges

Posted on: May 29th, 2020 by admin

Automated breast ultrasound or ABUS – where the ultrasound transducer is moved across the breast under automated control rather than […]

Early Detection Saves Lives … Or Does It?

Posted on: May 15th, 2020 by admin

One impact of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past three months is that women have delayed or even skipped their […]

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 […]

A New “Killer App” ?

Posted on: April 17th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

In 1839, Gustav Rose discovered a novel mineral in the Ural Mountains of Russia which he named “perovskite” in honour of the […]

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 […]

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. […]