Covid, Ultrasound and AI

Posted on: July 15th, 2022 by admin

Eighteen months ago, when the Covid-19 vaccines were being rolled out in the USA and UK, we reviewed a paper that had […]

Reducing Breast Cancer Deaths in Low-Income Countries

Posted on: July 8th, 2022 by admin

Each year, 2.3 million women worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer, while there are 685,000 deaths. Two-thirds of these deaths occur in middle- and […]

A Tutorial on Breast Masses

Posted on: July 1st, 2022 by admin

Yesterday saw the online publication in JAMA Network of a tutorial entitled “Breast masses in biological females.” Published by the […]

A Lecture for the Ages

Posted on: June 10th, 2022 by admin 1 Comment

Yesterday marked a special occasion for Dirk Pons who delivered his professorial lecture at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, […]

Breast Compression Predicts Interval Cancer

Posted on: June 3rd, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

After a two-year hiatus because of the Covid pandemic, the 16th International Workshop on Breast Imaging took place in Leuven, Belgium last week. […]

Ultrasound and Supercomputing

Posted on: May 27th, 2022 by admin

The European Innovation Council, under the umbrella of its Pathfinder Programme, has recently awarded a grant of €2.7 million to a […]

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin

A decade ago, Siddhartha Mukherjee published his prize-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He quoted from […]

Is This Finally DBT’s Time?

Posted on: May 13th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Full-field digital mammography (FFDM) has been the “go to” imaging modality to screen for early detection of breast cancer for […]

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, Samuel Mazin was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, studying the inverse geometry of computer tomographic (CT) systems. He […]

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]