Posts Tagged ‘FFDM’

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 […]

Another US Patent for CapeRay

Posted on: April 22nd, 2022 by admin 3 Comments

Five years ago, we reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) had awarded CapeRay a key patent to protect our novel dual-modality […]

An Icon Bids Adieu

Posted on: April 15th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

In 1985, Dr Jay Stein and his good friend David Ellenbogen teamed up to co-found Hologic with 12 employees and the intention […]

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 […]

Understanding Breast Density

Posted on: January 28th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides three essential meanings for the word “density”: having parts that are close together; being difficult to see through; […]

Killing Two Birds with One Stone

Posted on: December 24th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

We are all familiar with the expression, “killing two birds with one stone,” which means to achieve two things by […]

Evaluating DBT after 10 Years

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021 by admin

Earlier this year, we described how the digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) pioneers, led by Dr Daniel Kopans, developed a screening tool that […]

Global Breast Imaging Report

Posted on: October 29th, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

Earlier this month, we drew attention to the fact that October is traditionally recognised as breast cancer awareness month. It’s therefore appropriate […]

Is AI Ready for Breast Screening?

Posted on: September 10th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Judging by their marketing, companies are gearing up for widespread adoption of their artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms by breast screening […]