Posts Tagged ‘Tumour’

Ultrasound and Supercomputing

Posted on: May 27th, 2022 by admin No Comments

The European Innovation Council, under the umbrella of its Pathfinder Programme, has recently awarded a grant of €2.7 million to a […]

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 […]

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin No Comments

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

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

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 […]

Efficacy of Breast Self-Exams

Posted on: February 25th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

It is widely accepted that when breast cancer is diagnosed early and remains localised, effective treatment yields a five-year survival […]

Understanding Breast Density

Posted on: January 28th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides three essential meanings for the word “density”: having parts that are close together; being difficult to see through; […]

Killing Two Birds with One Stone

Posted on: December 24th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

We are all familiar with the expression, “killing two birds with one stone,” which means to achieve two things by […]

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 […]

Another Breakthrough from SA

Posted on: October 15th, 2021 by admin

Last Friday, we highlighted the contribution of two South Africans – Jamie Ambrose and Allan Cormack – to the development of computer […]