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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


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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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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.

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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.

I would like to thank all the Faculty for the superb lectures delivered on the day and Dr Koh for an exceptionally well-organised meeting. The content, pace of lectures and the discussions were all extremely useful - my knowledge has improved significantly and I have no doubt my practice and reporting skills will further improve by using the material provided.

IM | Cambridge, UK

Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today

How sugary drinks can fuel and accelerate cancer growth

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 PDT

New research in mouse models reveals that consuming sugary drinks can boost the growth of cancer tumors, and it also explains the underlying mechanisms.

Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT

A new, large prospective study suggests that people who regularly drink very hot tea may raise their risk of developing esophageal cancer.

How does tumor acidity help cancer spread?

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:00:00 PDT

A pH-probe helps scientists map acidity in tumors and see how acidification alters gene expression in ways that increase cancer's invasiveness and spread.

10 minutes of leisurely activity per week may lower death risk

Published: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT

New observational research in a large cohort has found a strong link between leisurely physical activity — even in low amounts — and a lower death risk.

CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:00:00 PDT

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.

How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:00:00 PDT

Mutated p53 tumor suppressor protein is a key driver of most cancers. Now, scientists have identified its mechanism of stability and how to disrupt it.

What are the early symptoms of cancer in men?

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:00:00 PDT

Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here.

Coffee chemicals could curb prostate cancer

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:00:00 PDT

Coffee is a complex cocktail of compounds. A recent study identifies two particular molecules that might have cancer-fighting capabilities.

Laser probe detects deadly melanoma in seconds

Published: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 03:00:00 PDT

A Ph.D. student has designed a cost-effective and easy-to-use device that can quickly detect cancerous skin cells. Catching cancer earlier can save lives.

Breast cancer: Does stress fuel its spread?

Published: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT

A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.

Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:00:00 PDT

New research in mice identifies a compound that significantly improves ovarian cancer survival by targeting stem-like cancer cells.

Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 03:00:00 PDT

Melanoma is notoriously difficult to treat. Recently, scientists have looked to marine bacteria to find novel ways of attacking this type of skin cancer.

Cancer: Does mental health influence a person's outlook?

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT

New research examines whether having a history of mental health issues influences a person's outlook after they receive a cancer diagnosis.

How do oral bacteria make colorectal cancer more aggressive?

Published: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:00:00 PDT

The common oral bacterium F. nucleatum hastens the aggressiveness of colorectal cancer by promoting the growth of cells that are already cancerous.

Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years?

Published: Sat, 02 Mar 2019 03:00:00 PDT

Researchers warn that, despite some efforts from fast-food chains to improve their menus, what they offer is probably more harmful to health than ever.

February 2019: Nutrition research highlights

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:00:00 PDT

In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.

New compound could fight off aggressive melanoma

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 07:00:00 PDT

New research examines the genetic chain reaction that causes a particularly aggressive form of melanoma and finds a way to stop it.

Preventing cancer: 'Flawless' DNA repair offers insight

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 03:00:00 PDT

Over time, DNA mutations add up, which can eventually trigger cancer. A recent study investigated the cell's own DNA-fixing mechanisms.

Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT

New research finds that a short burst of high-intensity interval training reduces the growth of colon cancer cells and increases markers of inflammation.

What are the health benefits of water chestnuts?

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 06:00:00 PDT

Water chestnuts are tuber vegetables that grow underwater. They are low in calories and contain antioxidants, and they can be a healthful addition to a balanced diet.

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