Posts Tagged ‘Mastectomy’

Breast Cancer and Spinal Deformity

Posted on: October 21st, 2022 by admin

After the early detection of breast cancer, many women have benefited from extended survival following treatment. There is therefore a […]

Phase-Contrast Imaging and Breast Surgery

Posted on: February 26th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

One of the challenges facing a surgeon when excising a malignant tumour from a patient’s breast is whether the entire […]

Feasibility of Breast CT

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

In February 2015 we published a story that highlighted the difference between breast computed tomography (BCT) that generates true 3D images, and […]

Rethinking the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 9th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

Thirty years ago the American Cancer Society joined forces with the pharmaceutical company AstraZenica to found National Breast Cancer Awareness Month  […]

DCIS Rears its Head – Again

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) was the focus of a blog two years ago entitled “To treat or not to treat?” The […]

Terahertz Imaging of Breast Tumours

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by admin

There is a region of the electromagnetic spectrum lying between microwaves and infrared known as the “terahertz gap” that encompasses the frequency […]

A Mastectomy – Just to be Safe?

Posted on: August 1st, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

In 1997, at age 35, Peggy Orenstein was diagnosed with breast cancer, a low-grade tumour that was excised. She went on with her life as […]

The Power of Celebrity

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by admin

Betty Ford in the White House, 1974. For many Americans, their abiding memory of Richard Nixon is of him waving goodbye, […]

A Tale of a Faulty Gene

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Mary-Claire King. Copyright: Susan G Komen for the Cure. In 1961 Mary-Claire King was just fifteen when she watched her […]