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The following are sites and resources that may be of interest.
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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
Nuada Group www.nuadamedical.co.uk/
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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Congratulations to our 2017 prize winners!

Congratulations to our 2017 prize winners!

ICIS Gold Medal 2017

We are delighted that Prof. Anwar Padhani from Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in the UK has received this prestigious awa ...
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