International Cancer Imaging Society Development Site

International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 20th Annual Teaching Course

  'Concepts in Cancer'     

Tue 29 Sep 2020 - Thu 01 Oct 2020

Royal Society of Medicine, London

Meeting President: Dr. Aslam Sohaib, UK

Registration opens: 11th March 2020

Abstract submission deadline: 1st June 2020

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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.

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Do you believe that Cancer Imaging is important?

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

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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.

Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today

Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?

Published: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 03:00:00 PST

A recent study links permanent hair dye and chemical straighteners to an increase in breast cancer risk. In this article, we put the findings into context.

Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer?

Published: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:00:00 PST

A new meta-analysis looks at the potential link between marijuana use and an increased risk of cancer, emphasizing the poor quality of existing studies.

Wet and cold weather linked to increased cancer rates

Published: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:00:00 PST

In the first study of its kind, researchers identify a surprising link between living in a cold, damp climate and increased rates of cancer.

Prostate cancer: Home urine test could 'revolutionize diagnosis'

Published: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 03:00:00 PST

A recent study has investigated a simpler way of testing urine for prostate cancer. The new test would avoid the need for digital rectal examination.

Using anthrax to fight cancer

Published: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 03:00:00 PST

Current treatments for bladder cancer need improvement. A new study combines a growth factor with anthrax toxin to create a quick, effective treatment.

What to know about pubic hair loss

Published: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 19:00:00 PST

Some people may experience hair loss in the pubic region. Learn about the causes and additional symptoms. We also provide information on the treatment options.

Stem cell discovery could improve treatments for leukemia, other diseases

Published: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:00:00 PST

Scientists have found a way to boost blood stem cell self-renewal in the lab. The finding could improve treatments for leukemia and other blood diseases.

Cancer survivors report an information gap in treatment side effects

Published: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST

According to a survey of people who had undergone treatment for cancer, about one-third wished that they had received more information on the side effects.

How fruit and vegetable compounds help prevent colorectal cancer

Published: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 09:00:00 PST

While scientists have known for some time that flavonoids can help fight colorectal cancer, the mechanisms have not been clear. Now, a study has found one.

Lung cancer: AI shows who will benefit from immunotherapy

Published: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:00:00 PST

A team of researchers has developed a machine learning model able to predict which individuals with lung cancer will most benefit from immunotherapy.

Anal cancer mortality rates have more than doubled in the US

Published: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST

Researchers warn that the incidence and mortality rates of anal cancer have been increasing steeply in the United States over a period of only 15 years.

Brain cancer: Lithium may restore cognitive function after radiation

Published: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 08:00:00 PST

New research has found that lithium improves memory and learning capabilities in young female mice that have undergone radiation treatment.

Colon cancer: Changes in gut bacteria may lead to new blood test

Published: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST

A new study conducted in mice and humans suggests that imbalances in gut bacteria may play a key role in the development of sporadic colorectal cancer.

What to know about colon pain

Published: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:00:00 PST

Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here.

Late stage breast cancer survival estimate is 'rarely accurate'

Published: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST

Single-number survival estimates for people with late stage breast cancer are unhelpful, research shows. So what approach would be more beneficial?

Lymphoma rash: What to know

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:00:00 PST

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that can cause symptoms on the skin, such as a rash. In this article, learn more about a lymphoma rash and how doctors diagnose it.

What to know about bone marrow transplants

Published: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:00:00 PST

Bone marrow transplants help treat certain health issues by replacing damaged blood cells with healthy cells. Here, we look at the types and risks of these transplants, as well as how to prepare and the recovery process.

How a virus might protect against skin cancer

Published: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:00:00 PST

A recent study investigating the role of papillomaviruses in skin cancer produces surprising results. These viruses may, in fact, protect against cancer.

Hair follicles can be a site of origin for melanoma

Published: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 09:00:00 PST

Using a new mouse model of human melanoma, scientists show how the aggressive skin cancer can start in immature, pigment producing cells in hair follicles.

Running, no matter how little, is linked to 27% lower death risk

Published: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST

Running, even infrequently and for short periods, is associated with a significantly lower risk of death from all causes, a new review suggests.

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