Acclaimed Oncological Imaging Course makes welcome return

After receiving glowing delegate feedback in 2019, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is repeating its acclaimed Oncological Imaging Course, held in association with Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.

Paul Strickland Scanner Centre is a recognised leader in cancer imaging and is co-located with Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, a centre of excellence for cancer treatment.

This year’s course will be held entirely online and is aimed at radiologists and oncologists, trainees, diagnostic and therapy radiographers as well as allied professionals. It gives delegates insight into how the different disciplines work together in order to gain maximum benefit from each other’s expertise.

Day 1 – Radiologist-led (17 November)

Day 1 will feature joint talks, highlighting the collaboration between radiologists and oncologists, and focusing on various tumour groups including lung, haematological, urological and gynaeocological cancers. Standalone talks will also be presented as part of the programme. A keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr Jeanette Dickson, president of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Professor Jeanette Dickson
Professor Jeanette Dickson, president of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Day 2 – Radiographer-led (18 November)

Day 2 will be delivered by a mix of Mount Vernon Cancer Centre radiotherapy staff and Paul Strickland Scanner Centre diagnostic radiographers, showcasing our unique relationship and collaborative approach. Topics include advances in MRI planning, pathways, IV and oral contrast protocols in diagnostic and planning CT, image quality and dose optimisation, as well as IR(ME)R roles and responsibilities.

What attendees of our previous course said

The 2019 course took place at the Royal College of Radiologists in Autumn 2019, with 59 delegates attending. On average, the delegates gave both days a rating of between 8 and 9 out of 10.

Anonymous delegate feedback included:

  • “Great to be taught by the people doing the job, who are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.”
  • “All talks very good – some really excellent. Really enjoyed the day.”
  • “I thought [it was] excellent to have joint presentations with oncologists and radiologists. I learned a lot.”
  • “Good breadth and depth for MDT style meeting.”
  • “Fascinating and valuable insight into different applications of imaging for oncology.”
  • “Good speakers.”

How to book

The ticket price includes admission to both days of the course, as well as access to the talks for a limited period of time after the event.

Tickets range from £40 for trainees, radiographers and allied professionals to £60 for consultants (Booking fees plus terms and conditions apply). Anyone who books before 17 September 2021 will qualify for a 10% early bird discount.

Book now here or see the Health Professionals section of the Paul Strickland Scanner Centre website for more details.

This event raises funds to help support the charitable work of Paul Strickland Scanner Centre (reg. charity no. 298867).

Lead picture: Dr Heminder Sokhi, consultant radiologist at Paul Strickland Scanner Centre

Roche Products Limited and Guerbet have provided financial support for the organisation of this meeting. Roche Products Limited, Guerbet and any other sponsors had no control over the educational content of this activity.

This news story has been sponsored by Paul Strickland Scanner Centre and does not represent the views or opinions of RAD Magazine.

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