Posts Tagged ‘Surgery’

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 […]

A Tutorial on Breast Masses

Posted on: July 1st, 2022 by admin

Yesterday saw the online publication in JAMA Network of a tutorial entitled “Breast masses in biological females.” Published by the […]

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, Samuel Mazin was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, studying the inverse geometry of computer tomographic (CT) systems. He […]

In the Twinkling of an Eye

Posted on: November 19th, 2021 by admin

The expression “in the twinkling of an eye” has its origins in the Bible in 1 Corinthians 15:52, and simply means that […]

Deal Making During a Pandemic

Posted on: May 28th, 2021 by admin

One of the final acts when a deal is consummated is for the two parties to shake hands. However, since […]

Through the Eyes of a Shrimp

Posted on: May 7th, 2021 by admin

Since surgery is the primary option when treating malignant breast cancers, complete removal of the tumour and early identification of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]