International Cancer Imaging Society

International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 15th Annual Teaching Course

Targeting cancer with imaging

Mon 05 Oct 2015 - Wed 07 Oct 2015

Clore Education Centre, British Museum, London, UK

Royal College of Radiologists: 18 category 1 points



Interactive Workshops

Masterclass in Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Thu 21 Jan 2016 or Fri 22 Jan 2016  

London, UK

These one day teaching courses are limited to 40 participants, each with their own imaging workstation and content delivered through lectures and hands-on case based learning.


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Cancer Imaging Journal

Cancer Imaging is the official journal of ICIS, it is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with original articles as well as reviews and editorials.  The journal encompasses CT, MRI, ultrasound, single photon and positron emission tomography, including multimodality imaging in all kinds of malignant tumours, plus new developments, techniques and innovations.

About ICIS

The International Cancer Imaging Society exists to meet the important challenges of advancing imaging in the multidisciplinary management of cancer.

We promote education in oncological imaging and stimulate research in the study of human tumour behaviour, bringing together radiologists with an interest in oncological imaging for the exchange of ideas, and to organise scientific meetings, multicentre research studies and postgraduate courses within the field.



» President's Message 

Join our Society

Do you believe that Cancer Imaging is important?

If your answer is yes, join us to support and promote the education in oncological imaging and stimulate research in the study of human tumour behaviour.

As a member you will also receive:

  • Discounted registration fees for all our teaching courses
  • Exclusive access to the members' area
  • Exclusive access to posters and presentations from the annual teaching course
  • 15% off the APC for submitting manuscripts to Cancer Imaging

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Change of Venue for London Course Party
22 June 2015

Change of Venue for London Course Party

Join us to celebrate our 15th Anniversary in style! Thanks to the generous support from the Grand Connaught Rooms, we will be putting on the party of the year!

We hope you will join us on Tuesday 6th October for the opportunity to relax, network and have fun with friends and colleagues in the stunning Grand Hall at the Grand Connaught Rooms.

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I am so very happy I came to ICIS this year, my first time.  Some of the talks were truly “life changing”.  I will gladly try to implement things I heard into my daily practice.  This conference showed me again what an exciting job I have and that here at ICIS I can acquire tools to truly make a difference.  Thank you!  Becoming a member of ICIS is a must!

EP | Germany

An excellent course. Essential for prostate reporting.

CD | Gateshead, UK

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