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American Cancer Society www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC): Guidelines on staging www.cancerstaging.org
Cancer Research Campaign (CRC) www.cancerresearchuk.org
Children's Oncology Group www.childrensoncologygroup.org
The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA), a web-accessible and unique clinical imaging archive linked to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) tissue repository. cancerimagingarchive.net
Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR) www.scbtmr.org
European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) www.eanm.org/index.php?navId=18
British Institute of Radiology www.bir.org.uk/
European Society of Radiology (ESR) www.myesr.org/cms/website.php
International Society of Paediatric Oncology www.siop.nl
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) www.rsna.org
Royal College of Radiologists www.rcr.ac.uk/
The Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) www.snm.org/
The International Union Against Cancer (UICC) www.uicc.org

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