Posts Tagged ‘History’

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: October 1st, 2021 by admin No Comments

Today, 1 October 2021, marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease […]

Incentives for Publications

Posted on: July 23rd, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the aphorism, “Publish or perish,” challenging academics that unless they publish in reputable journals their […]

The DBT Pioneers

Posted on: June 25th, 2021 by admin

Digital breast tomosynthesis – DBT – has its origins in Holland in the 1930s when the neuroradiologist and electrical engineer George Ziedses […]

DCIS in Review

Posted on: April 16th, 2021 by admin

Over the past eight years, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) has been the focus of numerous blogs, including “To treat […]

Inspired by the Greeks

Posted on: March 12th, 2021 by admin

It was the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates who said, “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” He […]

Yesterday was a BIG Day

Posted on: February 5th, 2021 by admin

For over 20 years, the 4th day in February has been recognised as World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for […]

Changing of the Guard

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by admin

In an impressive ceremony held in Washington, DC this past Wednesday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as president and […]

An African Success Story

Posted on: December 25th, 2020 by admin

by Kit Vaughan and Gary Kantor It was just over a year ago that the Springboks – South Africa’s national […]

The Rule of Three

Posted on: October 9th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The second week in October is when the world’s leading scientists eagerly await a telephone call from Stockholm with life-changing […]