International Cancer Imaging Society

International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 16th Annual Teaching Course

Cancer Imaging: More Than Meets the Eye

Mon 03 Oct 2016 - Wed 05 Oct 2016

Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Masterclass in Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Mon 24 Oct 2016  Stockholm, Sweden 

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Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours

Thu 3 Nov 2016  London, UK 

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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.


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How I Read Cancer Imaging Studies: The Master Class Series
20 June 2016

How I Read Cancer Imaging Studies: The Master Class Series

New articles in our masterclass series:

68Ga-PSMA ligand PET/CT in patients with prostate cancer: How we review and report by Isabel Rauscher, Tobias Maurer, Wolfgang P. Fendler, Wieland H. Sommer, Markus Schwaiger and Matthias Eiber.

MRI of endometrium cancer – how we do it by Matthias Meissnitzer and Rosemarie Forstner

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Excellent course. Well informed faculty with good selection of cases and thorough course book.

AL | Herts, UK

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