Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

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, […]

“Extracting Information My Brain Cannot”

Posted on: February 12th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Constance Lehman is a radiologist who works at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where she studies mammograms of healthy […]

Vaccine Causes Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted on: January 29th, 2021 by admin

For the past six weeks, there has been a collective sigh of relief in the UK and USA as vaccines […]

Breast Density as a Predictor

Posted on: November 13th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the axillary lymph nodes are sometimes removed surgically or treated by radiotherapy. […]

DIEurope Focuses on Breast Imaging

Posted on: October 30th, 2020 by admin

The October issue of Diagnostic Imaging Europe, coinciding with breast awareness month, has just been published and focuses on breast […]

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 […]

Patients Held to Ransom

Posted on: July 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Imagine this scenario. You have just been diagnosed by your cardiologist with a heart arrhythmia and she advocates the implantation […]

Beneath the Hanging Rock

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by admin

In 45 BC, the Roman philosopher Cicero referred to the “Sword of Damocles” and over time this parable has come to mean […]