ISMRM Workshop on Improving Cancer Treatment With Advanced MR
Venue: Chaminade Conference Center
|Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2010||End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2010|
|Early Registration Date: Aug 17, 2010|
|Abstract Submission Date: Aug 02, 2010|
This 2.5 day workshop will cover the latest advances in the application of MR to cancer research, and will feature invited scientific presentations, proffered papers, a poster session, debates, and the Negendank memorial lecture on a special topic of clinical relevance.
At the conclusion of the meeting participants should be able to
Â· Describe standard cancer treatment strategies;
Â· List current challenges for obtaining individualized cancer treatment;
Â· Compare and evaluate several newly emerging Cancer MR biomarkers;
Â· List four independent MR assessments of treatment effects;
Â· Assess the role of MR in evaluating new cancer drugs;
Â· Effectively deliver MR information to clinicians so they can make best use of it for cancer treatment assessment;
Â· Explain how PET and MR may be used to improve patient treatment; and
Â· Compare two MR approaches for clinical routne evaluation of treatment response.
This workshop will be presented at an intermediate â€“ advanced skill level, and is designed for:
Basic scientists and physicians who use MR in cancer research;
Clinicians (oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, surgeons);
Industry scientists employing MR imaging and spectroscopy in pharmaceutical or contrast agent/molecular imaging companies;
Basic scientists and physicians with particular interests in methodological development of in vivo MRS and MRI; and
Basic scientists and physicians using MR in drug research.