Posts Tagged ‘History’

DCIS in Review

Posted on: April 16th, 2021 by admin No Comments

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 […]

Impact of Covid-19 on Breast Screening

Posted on: October 2nd, 2020 by admin

It’s the first week of October, the month when the colour pink highlights the efforts by society to remind women […]

Serendipity and Breast Cancer Detection

Posted on: September 25th, 2020 by admin

The Cambridge Dictionary   defines “serendipity” as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” The origin of the word dates back […]

Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

Breast Screening and Radiation

Posted on: August 14th, 2020 by admin

One of the reasons why some women are reluctant to subject themselves to an annual mammogram is a concern that […]