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American Cancer Society
American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC): Guidelines on staging
Cancer Research Campaign (CRC)
Children's Oncology Group
The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA), a web-accessible and unique clinical imaging archive linked to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) tissue repository.
Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR)
European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)
Nuada Group
British Institute of Radiology
European Society of Radiology (ESR)
International Society of Paediatric Oncology
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Royal College of Radiologists
The Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
The International Union Against Cancer (UICC)

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06 October 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 prize winners!

Congratulations to our 2016 prize winners!

The ICIS Gold Medal 2016 was presented to Prof. Dr. Vincent Chong from the National University Hospital in Singapore.  Prof. Chong has been part of our Society since 2001 where he ...
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