Posts Tagged ‘Breast Cancer’

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 […]

AI for Breast Ultrasound

Posted on: April 8th, 2022 by admin

On 23 December 2021, the board of directors of RSNA announced that Dr Linda Moy (seen right) would become editor of their […]

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

ABUS and DBT and FFDM

Posted on: March 18th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

It was five years ago that we published a key article in Diagnostics, an open-access journal, in which we described our dual-modality […]

Learning from Past Mistakes

Posted on: March 4th, 2022 by admin

Almost 25 years ago, in 1998, the FDA approved computer-aided detection (CAD) tools as an adjunct to mammography. This was before the […]

Efficacy of Breast Self-Exams

Posted on: February 25th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

It is widely accepted that when breast cancer is diagnosed early and remains localised, effective treatment yields a five-year survival […]

Are Drugs Fairly Priced?

Posted on: February 11th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Trastuzumab – also known as Herceptin – is a life-saving drug that arrests the development and spread of an aggressive form of […]