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About this event

Radboud university medical center organizes the 4th Nijmegen Advanced Breast Imaging Course, on 19th of June, 2019. A course for advanced medical imaging of breast cancer with a specific focus on clinical applicability.

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About this event

This is an advanced level course in breast imaging with a specific focus on clinical applicability. Breast imaging is the most multimodal discipline in radiology, and the most interactive. In practice, it is a complex discipline that needs to take into account patient needs and epidemiological facts.

The course aims to discuss the current advances in breast imaging, from image generation to patient care and screening. 

On this day the following sessions will occur:

  • X-ray based imaging
  • Understanding breast cancer from micro to macro
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
 

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Program

Preliminary program

8:15       Registration and coffee
 
8:45       Welcome - Dr. Ritse Mann
 
SESSION: X-ray Imaging
 
09:00     Synthetic mammograms, what can they show and what not? - Dr. Paola Clauser
 
09:30     Artificial intelligence in DBT, what can we expect? - Dr. Jonas Teuwen
 
10:00     Phase contrast - Dr. Marco Stampanoni
 
10:30     Coffee Break
 
SESSION: Understanding breast cancer from micro to macro
 
11:00     The treasures in the biobank - Dr. Peggy Manders
 
11:30     From histological to molecular subtyping, what does it mean? - Dr. Peter Bult

12:00     Understanding the big picture, a radiologist macroscopic view on
            the cancer microstructure - Prof. dr. Isabelle Thomassin
 
12:30     Lunch
 
 
SESSION: MRI
 
13:30     Diffusion weighted imaging, how and when? - Dr. Monique Dorrius
 
14:00     PET/CT and PET/MRI for local and whole body evaluation in breast cancer - 
            Prof. dr. Lioe-Fee de Geus-Oei
 
14:30     Metabolic imaging - Dr. Jannie Wijnen
 
15:00     Coffee/tea break
 
SESSION: Ultrasound
 
15:30     Ultrasound for initial evaluation of symptomatic patients - Drs. Linda Appelman
 
16:00     Ultrasound for cancer staging and therapy monitoring - Dr. Luc Steyaert
 
16:30     Ultrasound and optoacoustics; radiation free and non invasive functional imaging? - 
            Dr. Jeroen Veltman
 
17:00     Closure and drinks


Course language: English


In short

  • The course aims at breast radiologists and other physicians dedicated to breast care, residents, medical physicists, nursing specialists and dedicated technicians.


Location

Radboud University Nijmegen, Theater C, Elinor Oostrom building read more

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Geertje van Duijnhoven
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