Posts Tagged ‘Mammography’

End of an Era

Posted on: December 29th, 2023 by admin 10 Comments

In mid-2011, following the advice of Philip van Zyl of Get Social Media, I started writing a regular weekly blog to draw […]

The End of Mammography?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2023 by admin

For the past sixty years, mammography – an X-ray of the breast – has been the “go to” method for […]

Frontiers of Medical Research: Artificial Intelligence

Posted on: December 8th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Regular readers of these weekly blogs will know that in 2023 I have covered numerous stories on artificial intelligence (AI). […]

Now There’s a Great Idea!

Posted on: November 24th, 2023 by admin 3 Comments

During the past week, one of the regular readers of these blogs brought to my attention a company called Litmaps. Dubbed […]

Correcting Our Errors

Posted on: November 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Five years ago, I published two blogs about research misconduct, touching on the treatment of women with breast cancer. The first […]

The Minnies and Breast Imaging

Posted on: November 3rd, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

It was 24 years ago that a new website called AuntMinnie.com was launched, providing interesting news on medical imaging. Apparently, the provenance for Aunt […]

Inspired by her Aunt

Posted on: September 22nd, 2023 by admin

In 2015, Dr Canan Dağdeviren (seen right) was busy with her post-doctoral fellowship at MIT in Boston when she received news that […]

Will Radiologists Become Redundant?

Posted on: September 8th, 2023 by admin

Two papers were published this week, one in Radiology that compared the performance of radiologists with an AI algorithm in reading mammograms, […]

Screening Doesn’t Save Lives?

Posted on: September 1st, 2023 by admin

Earlier this week researchers from Norway, led by Dr Michael Bretthauer (seen right), published a paper in JAMA Internal Medicine entitled “Estimated […]

We Want Answers!

Posted on: August 25th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

A recent paper in JAMA Network Open, entitled “Patterns in cancer incidence among people younger than 50 years in the US,” analysed […]