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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

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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.

ICIS at ECR
25 January 2019

ICIS at ECR

Join us for a chat at the ICIS stand in the M building, ECR

ICIS Guerbet symposium 

Date: Saturday 2nd of March

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The most important meeting in the emerging field of cancer imaging that brings together many key opinion leaders and new adopters. Excellent quality of talks with high educational value.

Gregor Thörmer | Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today

What to expect from Lupron treatment

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:00:00 PST

Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy for people with prostate cancer. Lupron is an injection drug, and doctors often prescribe it in combination with radiation therapy or surgery. As it lowers a person’s testosterone levels, Lupron can cause a range of side effects. Learn more here.

New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:00:00 PST

Cellular barcoding shows promise as a way to identify the few metastasis-driving cell variants from the thousands that are present in breast cancer tumors.

Breast cancer: Cut down on alcohol to lower risk

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:00:00 PST

The results of a new study show that Australian women remain unaware of the fact that alcohol consumption really does increase breast cancer risk.

New drug shows promise against several aggressive cancers

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST

Initial trials in humans find that a new drug, tisotumab vedotin, shows significant promise in treating stubborn tumors in several late-stage cancers.

Breast cancer screening saved over 27,000 lives in 2018

Published: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 PST

A new study estimates that breast cancer mortality rates have fallen by approximately half in the United States in 2018, thanks to screening and therapy.

Blocking fatty acids slows prostate cancer progression

Published: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST

New research in mice finds that fatty acids fuel prostate tumor growth and that blocking the uptake of fatty acids slows cancer progression.

Colorectal cancer: Scientists halt growth with cannabinoid compounds

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 PST

Scientists have identified a number of synthetic cannabinoid compounds that can halt the growth of several types of human colorectal cancer cells.

Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:00:00 PST

Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) treatment can help prevent cancer from returning following surgery for early-stage bladder cancer. Doctors deliver BCG directly to a person’s bladder using a catheter. Learn more about what BCG is, and what to expect during the procedure, here.

Colorectal cancer: TV viewing tied to risk of early onset

Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 09:00:00 PST

A new study links prolonged sitting while viewing TV to a higher risk of young-onset colorectal cancer, regardless of obesity and exercise.

Antitumor protein can sometimes promote cancer

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:00:00 PST

Scientists have issued a warning to cancer drug developers by revealing that p53, a protein that usually suppresses tumors, can also promote cancer.

How nanoparticles may drive the spread of cancer

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 PST

New research finds that common nanoparticles from materials such as gold, titanium dioxide, and silver can facilitate the spread of cancer cells.

How a light-activated metal could destroy cancer cells

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 07:00:00 PST

New research looks at therapy using light beams to target and kill cancer cells. The investigators think that a compound of the metal iridium could be key.

How skin cancer becomes invasive

Published: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 03:00:00 PST

A new study has finally identified a mechanism that allows skin cancer to become aggressive. The discovery also suggests a novel therapeutic approach.

Is fenugreek good for you?

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 04:00:00 PST

Fenugreek is an herb with many potential health benefits, including improving cholesterol and blood pressure. It may also cause some unwanted effects. Learn more about fenugreek here.

What to know about multifocal breast cancer

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:00:00 PST

Multifocal breast cancer is where a person has more than one tumor in one area of their breast. In this article, we look at the causes, diagnosis, staging, treatment, and prognosis for multifocal breast cancer.

Breast cancer: How fast does it spread?

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:00:00 PST

In the early stages of breast cancer, it may not spread at all. It is difficult to know how fast invasive breast cancer can spread in 1 year, as it depends on the cancer’s stage, grade, and other factors. In this article, we discuss the growth and progression of breast cancer.

Can the tongue microbiome help diagnose pancreatic cancer?

Published: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST

New research investigates how changes in the bacterial population on a person's tongue could help identify the presence of pancreatic cancer.

Diagnosis and treatment of duodenal cancer

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:00:00 PST

Duodenal cancer develops in the first section of the small intestine: the duodenum. This type of cancer is rare, and symptoms can be vague, which can make it difficult to diagnose. However, early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Learn more here.

What happens when breast cancer metastasizes in the lungs?

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 13:00:00 PST

Metastatic, or stage 4, breast cancer in the lungs is when breast cancer cells are growing in the lungs. In this article, we look at what happens when breast cancer metastasizes in the lungs, including the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis.

Chinese fir tree compound may help to combat cancer

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST

New research finds that a chemical analog of a compound found in the endangered Chinese fir tree 'Abies beshanzuensis' can help fight off cancer.


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