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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, Thu 20 Jun

 

 

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

 

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If your answer is yes, join us to support and promote the education in oncological imaging and stimulate research in the study of human tumour behaviour.

As a member you will also receive:

  • Discounted registration fees for all our teaching courses
  • Exclusive access to the members' area
  • Exclusive access to posters and presentations from the annual teaching course
  • 20% off the APC for submitting manuscripts to 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 whole course proved to cover a wide range of relevant topics to a very high standard.  I would highly recommend it. 

JS | Glasgow, UK

Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today

Colorectal cancer: Loss of two genes may drive tumor formation

Published: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

New research shows how the loss of two genes may drive an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. The findings also point to a potential new treatment.

LEEP procedure: What to expect

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:00:00 PST

LEEP stands for loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This test can help diagnose and treat cervical cancer. Learn more about its uses and what to expect here.

Missed periods and ovarian cancer

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:00 PST

Most causes of missed or irregular periods are not serious. However, less commonly, a missed period can be a sign of ovarian cancer. Early detection and treatment of this type of cancer can improve a person’s outlook. Learn more here.

Prostate cancer and back pain

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:00:00 PST

Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here.

What is appendix cancer?

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:00:00 PST

Appendix cancer is very rare, and many people experience no symptoms in the early stages. Doctors often diagnose this cancer when it spreads to other organs or after they remove a person’s appendix due to appendicitis. Learn more here.

What to know about stage 4 lymphoma

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:00:00 PST

The symptoms, treatment, and survival rates of stage 4 lymphoma depend on the type of lymphoma and the risk factors that the individual has. Learn more here.

These tiny sensors may detect cancer early

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

Researchers use nanosensors to detect intracellular interactions that may signal cancer very early on. Their results may help detect lymphocytic leukemia.

What are the benefits of glutathione?

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:00:00 PST

Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps make proteins in the body and may have a variety of other health benefits. Learn more about the effects of glutathione here.

Is it possible to reverse 'chemo brain?'

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 03:00:00 PST

'Chemo brain' affects many people who have undergone cancer treatment. What happens in the brain, and how can we reverse this effect?

What are the complications of HIV?

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:00:00 PST

While modern medical treatments have drastically reduced the risk of HIV complications, people living with HIV may be more prone to certain illnesses. Learn more here.

Infections and cancer: The link could be stronger than we think

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:00:00 PST

Study reveals a common cellular mechanism through which bacterial infection could promote cancer and increase resistance to anticancer drugs.

Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:00:00 PST

Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here.

PSA levels after prostatectomy

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:00:00 PST

A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Learn more about PSA after a prostatectomy here.

Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:00:00 PST

Doctors do not fully understand what causes prostate cancer. This disease may have an association with alcohol, but scientists need to do more research to confirm the potential link. Here, learn more about the risks of alcohol, how doctors screen for and treat prostate cancer, and the survival rates for this disease.

Universal 10-minute cancer test in sight

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:00:00 PST

Cancer cells have a unique pattern of chemical tags on their DNA, which differs from that of healthy cells and could serve as the basis for a universal test.

Does HIV increase cancer risk?

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:00:00 PST

HIV can weaken a person’s immune system, which can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Such cancers include Kaposi’s sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cervical, lung, anal, and oral cancer. However, effective treatment can significantly reduce the risk of developing these cancers. Learn more here.

Researchers find new drug combo to challenge cancer

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 PST

Researchers have discovered a new drug combination that may be able to boost cancer treatment while also preventing tumors from becoming therapy-resistant.

Cancer cells' use of sugar holds the key to their destruction

Published: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:00:00 PST

Either reducing glucose supply or altering its metabolism in cancer cells could greatly improve effectiveness of virus-based treatments, a study reveals.

New strategy defeats cancer cells that evade chemotherapy

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:00:00 PST

Scientists have found that making the cancer cells that survive chemotherapy more aggressive results in them being vulnerable to anti-inflammatories.

End-of-life symptoms of metastatic breast cancer

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 05:00:00 PST

The end-of-life symptoms associated with metastatic breast cancer depend on where a person’s cancer has spread to, and they can include both physical and mental issues. Treatment focuses on improving quality of life and caring for the individual’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Learn more here.

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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