Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

World Dense Breast Day

Posted on: September 30th, 2022 by admin No Comments

On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes the news that Katie Couric, the former CBS Evening News anchor, was diagnosed with […]

Breast Compression Predicts Interval Cancer

Posted on: June 3rd, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

After a two-year hiatus because of the Covid pandemic, the 16th International Workshop on Breast Imaging took place in Leuven, Belgium last week. […]

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 […]

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

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; […]

What if it’s not Randomized?

Posted on: November 26th, 2021 by admin

The National Cancer Institute in the USA defines a randomized clinical trial as: “A study in which the participants are divided by […]

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 […]

Breast Ultrasound and Catastrophic Forgetting

Posted on: May 14th, 2021 by admin

April 2021 saw the publication of journal articles that explored the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to breast ultrasound images. […]

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 […]

Investing in Cancer Detection

Posted on: April 2nd, 2021 by admin

It is a sobering statistic – one out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. However, […]