Department of Radiology

Oncology Imaging in the Azores July 9-11,  2020

Oncology Imaging in the Azores July 9-11, 2020

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  1. Thursday July 09, 2020

    * Please note that the schedule is subject to change

    1. Welcome Cocktail and Registration

      18:00 - 19:00

      À Terra Foyer, Azor Hotel

      Please join us for a welcome beverage, some canapés and a chance to meet your colleagues. And to pick up your name badges too.

      Don't forget to upload the conference APP for the agenda and all of the course details.

  2. Friday July 10, 2020

    AM Theme: Thoracic Oncology. Moderator: Dr. Carolina Souza

    PM Theme: Abdominal Oncology. Moderator: Dr. Geoff Doherty

    1. Welcome and Introduction

      08:15 - 08:30

      Dr. Carolina Souza

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    2. Results of Lung Cancer Screening: Have Improved Outcomes been Realized?

      08:30 - 09:00

      Dr. Jeremy Erasmus

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    3. Staging of Lung Cancer- 2018 Update

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr. Carolina Souza

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Summarize the principles of TNM classification in the staging of lung cancer 
      • Identify new concepts and relevant changes introduced by the 8th edition of the TNM staging system  
      • Summarize the role of radiology in the TNM staging of lung cancer 
    4. Pitfalls in Tumor Response Assessment in the Thorax

      09:30 - 10:00

      Dr. Jeremy Erasmus

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    5. Discussion: Q & A

      10:00 - 10:15

      Dr. Carolina Souza

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      Moderated session, open for questions. 

    6. Coffee Break

      10:15 - 10:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    7. PET/CT for Thoracic Malignancies

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Jeremy Erasmus

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    8. Follow Up of Lung Cancer: What to Expect and What to Worry About

      11:00 - 11:30

      Dr. Carolina Souza

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Discuss  the spectrum of treatment-related changes in lung cancer with emphasis on CT.
      • Identify potential imaging pitfalls and common complications in patients with treated lung cancer.
      • Interpret CT imaging findings concerning for local recurrence.
    9. Diseases of the Chest Wall, Pleura and Diaphragm; Case-Based Review

      11:30 - 12:00

      Dr. Jeremy Erasmus

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    10. Discussion: Q & A

      12:00 - 12:15

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    11. Lunch

      12:15 - 13:30

      À Terra Restaurant, Azor Hotel

    12. Liver Lesions and The Li-Rads System

      13:30 - 14:00

      Dr. Demetri Papadatos

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    13. Case-based Approach to Scrotal and Ovarian Lesions

      14:00 - 14:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    14. Update on Prostate Cancer: Pi-Rads v2.1

      14:30 - 15:00

      Dr. Demetri Papadatos

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    15. Discussion: Q & A

      15:00 - 15:15

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    16. Coffee Break

      15:15 - 15:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    17. Thyroid Lesions and Ti-Rads

      15:30 - 16:00

      Dr. Demetri Papadatos

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    18. Virtual Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer

      16:00 - 16:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    19. Renal Masses and the 2019 Bosniak Classification

      16:30 - 17:00

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    20. Discussion: Q & A

      17:00 - 17:15

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

  3. Saturday July 11, 2020

    Theme; Neuro Oncology. Moderator: Dr. Geoff Doherty

    Theme; Breast Oncology. Moderator: Dr. Carolina Souza

    1. Registration

      08:00 - 08:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    2. Intradural Spinal Tumours

      08:30 - 09:00

      Dr. Carlos Torres

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Review the key imaging features of common and infrequent intra and extramedullary tumors
      • Discuss the role of conventional and advanced imaging techniques in the diagnosis and management of these tumors
    3. Bone Tumours: Case-based Review

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr Kawan Rakhra

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    4. Treatment-Induced CNS Toxicity

      09:30 - 10:00

      Dr. Carlos Torres

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Identify the imaging abnormalities found during & after chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and/or radiotherapy of the CNS.
      • Classify the side effects of oncologic therapies into acute, subacute & chronic stages.
    5. Discussion: Q & A

      10:00 - 10:15

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    6. Coffee Break

      10:15 - 10:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    7. Brain Tumours- Case-Based Review

      10:30 - 11:00

      Dr. Carlos Torres

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Review interesting and uncommon intracranial tumors in a case-based approach
      • Discuss their key imaging features and the differential diagnosis
    8. Multi-modality Imaging of Osseous Metasis

      11:00 - 11:30

      Dr Kawan Rakhra

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    9. Imaging of Brain Metastases

      11:30 - 12:00

      Dr. Carlos Torres

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

      • Review the general aspects of brain metastases
      • Discuss their  initial evaluation & differential diagnosis
      • Describe the role of imaging in monitoring of treatment
    10. Lunch

      12:15 - 13:30

      À Terra Restaurant, Azor Hotel

    11. The Multi-modality Approach to the Diagnosis of DCIS

      13:30 - 14:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Summarize the pathology of DCIS
      • Recognize the impact and controversy surrounding DCIS detection
      • Identify the imaging appearance of DCIS on mammography, ultrasound and MRI

       

    12. TBD

      14:00 - 14:30

      Dr. Geoff Doherty

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    13. The Preoperative Assessment of Extent of Breast Cancer

      14:30 - 15:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to: 

      • Recognize the importance of accurate preoperative assessment of extent of breast cancer
      • Know the frequency of multifocal, multicentric, contralateral and metastatic disease at initial diagnosis of breast cancer
      • Summarize the benefits and limitations of imaging with mammography, ultrasound, tomosynthesis and MRI in preoperative evaluation of breast cancer
    14. Discussion: Q & A

      15:00 - 15:15

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    15. Coffee Break

      15:15 - 15:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    16. The Missed Breast Cancer- The Impact of Unconscious Bias

      15:30 - 16:00

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to:

      • Identify the various cognitive processes and biases that occur during mammographic interpretation that may lead to medical errors
      • Recognize the most commonly missed and misinterpreted breast cancers
      • Identify 7 tips to help avoid missing breast cancers
    17. TBD

      16:00 - 16:30

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

    18. High-risk Screening for Breast Cancer- Unique Imaging Features

      16:30 - 17:00

      Dr. Jean Seely

      São Miguel Room, Azor Hotel

      At the end of this lecture, participants will be able to: 

      • Recognize the importance of early diagnosis of breast cancer in high risk individuals including recent evidence of survival benefit
      • Review the often benign appearance of breast cancers on mammography and ultrasound