International Cancer Imaging Society

International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 17th Annual Teaching Course

  Cancer Imaging and Intervention:   

  A Multidisciplinary   Approach   

Mon 02 Oct 2017 - Wed 04 Oct 2017

Langenbeck-Virchow Haus, Berlin, Germany

Meeting President: Prof. Dr. med Stefan Diederich, Düsseldorf


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Masterclass in Imaging

of Gynaecological Cancers


Thu 2 Nov 2017  London, UK     CLOSED

Fri 3 Nov 2017  London, UK       NEW DATE


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This second edition Masterclass in Imaging of Gynaecological Cancers will highlight current imaging techniques, image interpretation and pitfalls in imaging gynaecological malignancies. 

Classrooms are limited to 20 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.


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Proceedings Available
10 September 2017

Proceedings Available

Proceedings of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS) 17th Annual Teaching Course” has now been published.  The full content of the supplement can be found here  

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