The Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference
April 5-8, 2018
J.W. Marriott Houston - The Galleria
5150 Westherimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
Course Overview and Target Audience
This comprehensive course provides state-of-the-art information on current trends and future perspectives in imaging in the detection, management and treatment of cancer patients. Advanced imaging techniques are used to determine the best approach for treatment and individualized therapies. The faculty will discuss the utility of recent advances in imaging to assess a variety of cancers. The main sessions will focus on the etiology, pathology and prognosis for common abdominal, breast, neurologic, thyroid, lung, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, and pelvic cancers. Break-out sessions will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more in-depth developments with multiple modalities including: CT, MRI, ultrasound, mammography, nuclear medicine, PET, neuroradiology, and interventional radiology. Essential pearls and pitfalls in imaging interpretation and reporting will be provided by faculty who are experts in their fields. The conference will also highlight the need for multidisciplinary care through presentations provided by world class experts in other disciplines, including surgical, radiation and medical oncology, as well as pathology. Specialized workshops will provide information on emerging techniques including MRI, biopsy procedures, problem solving, and ablation and embolization techniques.
Meeting Goals and Learning Objectives
Participants who attend the complete course will be able to:
- Apply the most up-to-date and practical information for imaging diagnosis and intervention pertinent to the care of the cancer patient.
- Appropriately implement new and emerging techniques in CT, MR, US, PET and image-guided interventional oncology procedures.
- Understand the current concepts and future perspectives in cancer imaging and interventional procedures.
CME Accreditation and Credit Designation
Continuing Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Resources designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ARRT Continuing Education Information - Radiologic Technologist (RT) Track
ARRT Category A Continuing Education (CE) credit will be available at the 2018 Cancer Imaging and Intervention Conference. The number of credits per session will be listed in the on-site program book.
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