Posts Tagged ‘Tomosynthesis’

The End of Mammography?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2023 by admin

For the past sixty years, mammography – an X-ray of the breast – has been the “go to” method for […]

The Minnies and Breast Imaging

Posted on: November 3rd, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

It was 24 years ago that a new website called AuntMinnie.com was launched, providing interesting news on medical imaging. Apparently, the provenance for Aunt […]

Focus on Breast Screening in Europe

Posted on: June 16th, 2023 by admin

Two weeks ago, the European Society of Radiology hosted an online webinar entitled “Breast cancer screening: the updated EU Council recommendations and […]

A Flurry of Screening Advice

Posted on: May 12th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Advocates on all sides of the breast screening debate are agreed that the earlier a malignant tumour is detected, the […]

What Happened in AI this Week?

Posted on: March 31st, 2023 by admin

This past week has been particularly busy for the field of artificial intelligence (AI). An open letter from Future of Life Institute […]

Is DBT There Yet?

Posted on: March 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Twelve years ago, the FDA approved Hologic’s digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) system – sometimes incorrectly referred to as 3D mammography – as […]

Perceptions of Breast Cancer Risks

Posted on: March 3rd, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

As we have previously reported, “dense breasts” refers to breasts that are composed of a greater proportion of fibrous and glandular […]

GE HealthCare Spins Out

Posted on: January 6th, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

In a long-anticipated move, this past Wednesday GE spun out its healthcare division with a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. After […]

A Peek into the Future

Posted on: December 2nd, 2022 by admin 1 Comment

Eleven years ago, we reviewed the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by oncologist Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee (© […]

DBT and AI – What a Combination!

Posted on: November 11th, 2022 by admin

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