International Cancer Imaging Society


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Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours

Fri 31 Oct 2014 Fri 31 Oct 2014 Society

Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours


ICIS Interactive - Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours

A stimulating and engaging learning experience

This highly commended one-day teaching course will be limited to 36 participants, each with their own imaging workstation and content delivered through lectures and hands-on case-based learning.

Each ICIS interactive course is designed to provide the best educational experience, achieved through:

  • An expert international faculty drawn from the ICIS Fellowship and other invited speakers
  • Mentored review of 35-40 cases on workstations, each case chosen with specific learning points
  • A workbook to reinforce learning

The course will highlight current imaging techniques, image interpretation, and pitfalls in the evaluation of solid and cystic pancreatic tumours.

What participants have said about the ICIS Interactive pancreatic workshop -

'Truly the most useful teaching/learning I have been to for years. The cases preloaded on the workstations keep you on your toes and well-placed case review that is fully interactive makes for an intense but really useful learning experience' - Dr. Miranda Harvie

'Fantastic day, best imaging course I have ever attended' - Dr. Paul Burn

'Hard to improve on - excellent!' - Dr. Zaid Viney

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ICIS Current and Past Office Bearers

Prof. Andrea Rockall
Prof. Andrea Rockall - President
Dr. Beth McCarville
Dr. Beth McCarville - Vice President
Dr. Jay Heiken
Dr. Jay Heiken - Secretary
Dr. Dow-Mu Koh
Dr. Dow-Mu Koh - Treasurer
Prof. Dr. med Heinz-Peter Schlemmer
Prof. Dr. med Heinz-Peter Schlemmer - Immediate Past President
Prof. Anwar Padhani
Prof. Anwar Padhani - Past President
Dr. Leslie Quint
Dr. Leslie Quint - Past President
Prof. Vincent Chong
Prof. Vincent Chong - Past President
Dr. Liliane Ollivier
Dr. Liliane Ollivier - Past President
Professor Wolfgang Schima
Professor Wolfgang Schima - Past President
Prof. Robert Hermans
Prof. Robert Hermans - Past President
Dr. Sheila Rankin
Dr. Sheila Rankin - Past President
Prof. Jelle Barentsz
Prof. Jelle Barentsz - Past President
Prof. Massimo Bellomi
Prof. Massimo Bellomi - Past President
Prof. Daniel Vanel
Prof. Daniel Vanel - Past President
Prof. Rodney Reznek
Prof. Rodney Reznek - Past President
Prof. Dame Janet Husband DBE
Prof. Dame Janet Husband DBE - Past President
Prof. Rodney Hicks
Prof. Rodney Hicks - Editor-in-Chief, Cancer Imaging
Ken Miles
Ken Miles - Editor-in-Chief, Cancer Imaging
Dr. Conor Collins
Dr. Conor Collins - Past Honorary Secretary
Prof. Dr. med Stefan Diederich
Prof. Dr. med Stefan Diederich - Past Honorary Secretary
Maureen Watts
Maureen Watts - General Manager

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