Refresher Courses: Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging

RC 1406 - Introduction to functional and molecular imaging and applications in oncology

March 4, 12:30 - 13:30 CET

RC 1406-1
5 min
Chairperson's introduction
Michel Eisenblätter, Freiburg / Germany
RC 1406-2
15 min
Perfusion CT (pCT)
Davide Prezzi, London / UK
1. To understand the fundamental processes and technical aspects of pCT.
2. To learn about the current clinical applications of pCT in oncology.
3. To discuss the potential new applications for pCT.
RC 1406-3
15 min
Diffusion and perfusion-weighted MRI
Adam Espe Hansen, Copenhagen / Denmark
1. To understand the biophysical basis of diffusion- and perfusion-weighted MRI.
2. To understand the applications of diffusion- and perfusion-weighted MRI at various stages during cancer treatment.
3. To understand the radiological use of diffusion- and perfusion-weighted MRI.
RC 1406-4
15 min
Update on radionuclide theranostics
Luigi Aloj, Cambridge / UK
1. To identify the indications and cancers where radionuclide theranostics are approved for clinical use.
2. To list the strategies and conditions where there is likely to be clinical approval in the coming years.
3. To describe and reflect on the challenges and potential of the future development of radionuclide theranostics and the translational approaches currently being explored.
RC 1406-5
10 min
Panel discussion: How to choose the correct modality for the functional imaging of cancer