Posts Tagged ‘Screening’

DBT and AI – What a Combination!

Posted on: November 11th, 2022 by admin No Comments

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) was approved by the FDA in 2011 as a screening modality for the early detection of […]

ABUS Firm Raises Another $30 Million

Posted on: October 7th, 2022 by admin 3 Comments

Delphinus Medical Technologies has just announced the closing of a $30 million investment to fast-track commercialisation of its SoftVue automated breast ultrasound […]

1.5 Billion Women Lack Health Screening

Posted on: September 23rd, 2022 by admin

On Wednesday this week, Hologic released its second annual global women’s health index (GWHI), which provides a framework for achieving comprehensive progress. […]

New Director for National Cancer Institute

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were awarded a […]

Reducing Breast Cancer Deaths in Low-Income Countries

Posted on: July 8th, 2022 by admin

Each year, 2.3 million women worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer, while there are 685,000 deaths. Two-thirds of these deaths occur in middle- and […]

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. […]

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin

A decade ago, Siddhartha Mukherjee published his prize-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He quoted from […]

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 […]

AI for Breast Ultrasound

Posted on: April 8th, 2022 by admin

On 23 December 2021, the board of directors of RSNA announced that Dr Linda Moy (seen right) would become editor of their […]

ABUS and DBT and FFDM

Posted on: March 18th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

It was five years ago that we published a key article in Diagnostics, an open-access journal, in which we described our dual-modality […]