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International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 18th Annual Teaching Course

  Advancing Cancer Imaging:   

  Improving Patient Outcomes  

Sun 07 Oct 2018 - Tue 09 Oct 2018

Palais de l’Europe, Menton, France

Meeting President: Prof. Wim Oyen, London, UK

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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 2018

Masterclass in Imaging of Gynaecological Cancer, London, Thu 01 Nov

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Other Courses in 2018

Masterclass in Imaging of Oncological Whole Body MRI, London, Thu 08 Nov

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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

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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.

Great cases and speakers, a superb course. Thank you, good facilities and great food. Friendly faculty.

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