Vincent Vandecaveye, M.D.

University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Vincent Vandecaveye is supervising staff radiologist at the division of abdominal/gynaecological imaging in the department of radiology at the University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium since 2008 and associate professor at the Catholic University of Leuven. He completed his PhD in 2010 on the subject of diffusion-weighted MRI for staging and treatment assessment of head and neck cancer.

Next to general abdominal imaging and abdominal radiological intervention his main clinical interests include imaging of hepatic tumours, gynaecological imaging with special focus on ovarian cancer and functional MRI of abdominal cancers. Likewise, his main area of research includes the development of (whole body) diffusion-weighted imaging for tumour detection, staging and (early) treatment assessment of gynaecological, hepatobiliary/digestive cancers and breast cancer and neuro-endocrine tumours.

Vincent Vandecaveye has (co-)authored 75 peer-reviewed articles – mainly on diffusion-weighted MRI in oncology and delivered more than 100 invited lectures at international meetings concerning oncologic and diffusion-weighted imaging (including ESGAR, ECR, Erasmus courses, ESTRO, IOTA, ACAR…).

He is an active member of the EORTC imaging group, European society of Radiology (ESR), fellow of the European society of gastro-intestinal and abdominal radiology (ESGAR) and member of the Belgian guideline development group for diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer, ovarian cancer and hepatobiliary cancer. He was also member of the organizing scientific committee for the annual meeting of the ESMRMB 2015 and scientific and is subcommittee member for the European congress of radiology since 2015. He is also a member of the Oncology section of the Scientific Editorial Board of European Radiology and associate editor for Abdominal Imaging.

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