Posts Tagged ‘Surgery’

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. […]

Serendipity and Breast Cancer Detection

Posted on: September 25th, 2020 by admin

The Cambridge Dictionary   defines “serendipity” as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” The origin of the word dates back […]

Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

Intervention by Radiologists

Posted on: May 8th, 2020 by admin

Radiologists have traditionally been considered specialists in diagnosis because they examine medical images, but there is a small subset that […]

Access to Health Care

Posted on: September 13th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

In the United States, women diagnosed with breast cancer can select different types of surgery to remove the tumour. While […]

Cost of Breast Cancer

Posted on: July 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

New research from the American Cancer Society, just published in JAMA Oncology, found that in 2015, 8.7 million years of life were […]