ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition 30 May - 05 June 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Clinical Cancer MRI: Case-Based
SKILL LEVEL: Basic to Intermediate
ORGANIZERS: Masoom A. Haider, M.D.
Saturday, 30 May 2015
MRI has a major role in a number of cancer sites. Reporting standards and guidelines have been established. Recognition when to use MRI, how to report it and where MRI may address unmet needs are the focus of this course. This will be illustrated through case-based learning.
Physicians, Imaging scientists/engineers, medical physicists, technologists and other health professionals with a developing need for utilizing MRI applications in cancer and personalized care.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the current guidelines and reporting standards for cancer patients;
  • Recognize the cancer scenarios where MRI is most helpful; and
  • Review potential applications of new MRI technology to better diagnose and assess therapy response in cancer patients.


Moderators: Masoom A. Haider, M.D. & Evis Sala, M.D., Ph.D.

    Guidelines & Reporting Standards  
08:30 Liver MRI & HCC (LiRads)
Claude B. Sirlin, M.D.
09:00 Rectal MRI: Adoption of Gudielines & Standards
Laurent Milot, M.D.
09:30 Imaging of Lymph Nodes: Update
Mukesh Harisinghani, M.D.
10:00    Roundtable  
10:15   Break & Meet the Teachers  
    Addressing Clinical Needs  
10:30 Staging Uterine & Cervical Cancer
Caroline Reinhold, M.D., C.M., M.Sc.
11:00   Rising PSA & Prior Negative Biopsy in Prostate Cancer
Daniel J. A. Margolis, M.D.
11:30   Finding Cancer in the Dense Breast: MRI or Tomosynthesis
Emily F. Conant, M.D.
12:00   Roundtable  
12:15   Lunch & Meet the Teachers  
    New Horizons  
13:30 Applications of 7T in Cancer
Tom W. J. Scheenen, Ph.D.
14:00 Theranostics: Chemotherapy Response in Breast Cancer
Nola M. Hylton, Ph.D.
14:30 DWI is a Relevant Biomarker in Cancer
Dow-Mu Koh, M.D., MRCP, FRCR
15:00   Roundtable  
15:15   Break & Meet the Teachers  
    Benign, Indolent or Aggressive  
15:30 Prostate MRI (PiRads)
Jelle O. Barentsz, M.D., Ph.D.
16:00 Small Renal Mass
Ivan Pedrosa, M.D.
16:30 Nodule in Cirrhosis
Jeong M. Lee, M.D.
17:00   Roundtable  
17:15   Adjournment & Meet the Teachers