Posts Tagged ‘Clinical Trial’

World Dense Breast Day

Posted on: September 30th, 2022 by admin No Comments

On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes the news that Katie Couric, the former CBS Evening News anchor, was diagnosed with […]

New Director for National Cancer Institute

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were awarded a […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]