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International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 19th Annual Teaching Course

  Cancer Imaging:   

  The Gateway to the Best Treatment and  

  Management of Oncological Patients  

Mon 07 Oct 2019 - Wed 09 Oct 2019

Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona , Italy

Meeting President: Dr. Giovanni Morana, Treviso, Italy

Interactive Workshops

These one day teaching courses are limited to 20 participants, each with their own imaging workstation and content delivered through lectures and hands-on case based learning.

Courses in 2019

Masterclass in Imaging of Hepatobiliary Tumours, Warsaw, Poland, Fri 5 Apr

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Masterclass in Pancreatic Cancers (2nd Edition), London, Fri 21 Jun



Masterclass in Prostate Cancer (2nd Edition), London, Fri 8 Nov


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The Wizardry of AI and Machine Learning in Cancer Imaging

Fri 17 May 2019 - Sat 18 May 2019

Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

This joint initiative is presented by Champalimaud Foundation and the International Cancer Imaging Society.

A special focus multidisciplinary meeting on the development and application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in Cancer Imaging.


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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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Cancer Imaging Journal

Impact Factor 3.016

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.

The conference facilities and location were excellent.  All credit to the organisers for another fantastic course!

AY | Cardiff, UK

Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today

The best cancer-fighting foods

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:00:00 PST

Cancer-fighting foods include apples, berries, and fatty fish. These foods may help prevent cancer and promote general health. Learn more about the best cancer-fighting foods here.

Breast cancer: Changing tumor cells into fat cells stops spread

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:00:00 PST

By exploiting cancer cells' innate adaptability, scientists halt invasive spread in mice by transforming malignant breast cancer cells into fat cells.

What are the benefits of quercetin?

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:00 PST

Quercetin is a flavonoid present in many fruits and vegetables. Due to its antioxidant and other properties, it has a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.

Can fasting help fight cancer?

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:00:00 PST

There are many benefits to fasting. It may even play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancer. There are also some potential risks to be aware of. Learn more about fasting and cancer here.

What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:00:00 PST

Signs that chemotherapy is not working include tumor growth and metastasis. Radiation and immunotherapy may be effective alternative treatments. Learn more about what to do if chemotherapy is not working here.

Health benefits of mung beans

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 06:00:00 PST

Mung beans are a healthful source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Some research also suggests that they may have a range of other health benefits. Learn more here.

Study reveals how much fiber we should eat to prevent disease

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST

A meta-analysis of observational studies and clinical trials reveals the ideal amount of dietary fiber that we should consume each day.

What dictates how vitamin E supplements affect cancer risk?

Published: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST

Taking vitamin E supplements increases the likelihood of cancer in some people, while it decreases the risk in others. Why does this happen?

Cancer: A new 'drug sponge' may reduce chemo's toxic effects

Published: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:00:00 PST

A new experimental device may be able to absorb chemotherapy drugs after they have reached cancer tumors but before they can reach healthy tissue.

New molecule stops cancer from 'tricking' the immune system

Published: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:00:00 PST

Scientists reveal how cancer 'tricks' immune cells into working for tumors rather than against them, and a molecule that may stop this deceptive mechanism.

Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

Published: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST

Researchers investigating a new biomarker for colorectal cancer have also uncovered a novel intervention that might help treat a range of cancer types.

Triple-negative breast cancer responds to new dual-target therapy

Published: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00:00 PST

An experimental therapy that targets two growth pathways reduced cancer cell proliferation and spread in mice with triple-negative breast cancer.

New breath test for cancer currently under trial

Published: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST

Researchers from the United Kingdom are currently testing the accuracy of a newly developed breath test that could diagnose cancer in a noninvasive way.

Childbirth may increase risk of breast cancer

Published: Sat, 05 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST

A new study reveals that contrary to popular belief, having recently given birth may result in a slightly higher risk of breast cancer.

Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Published: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST

Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly.

Prostate cancer: New, quicker test to assess metastasis risk

Published: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

A newly developed test can detect the risk of metastasis in people with prostate cancer at a quicker rate, lower cost, and using smaller tissue samples.

Combo of existing drugs fights bowel cancer and reduces side effects

Published: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

By combining two common cancer drugs, researchers have found a more effective way to treat colorectal cancer and reduce unpleasant side effects.

Health benefits of gold, frankincense, and myrrh

Published: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST

Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are famous for one festive reason. In this feature, we ask whether any of them might harbor any health benefits.

Gold nanoparticles could destroy prostate cancer

Published: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

By coating nanoparticles with gold, researchers have successfully destroyed prostate cancer cells in people without damaging surrounding tissue.

What were the most intriguing medical studies of 2018?

Published: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 PST

As 2018 slowly but surely draws to a close, we give you an overview of some of the most read and thought-provoking medical research of this year.

Congratulations to our 2018 prize winners!
11 October 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 prize winners!

2018 ICIS Prizes

Oral Presentations

1st oral prize is €300.  This was awarded to Jennifer Golia Pernicka for her abstract entitled 'CT radiomic features predict microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer'.

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