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CIHR Team Grant & OICR Imaging Pipeline Platform
One Millimetre Cancer Challenge Workshop

November 7, 2008 London, Ontario

Imaging Applications
in Prostate Cancer


Learning Objectives

  1. Educate the audience regarding the CHIR Team Grant and OICR Imaging Pipeline initiatives
  2. Familiarize the audience with new imaging techniques being developed and validated for the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer
  3. Participate in the identification of issues regarding the implementation of new imaging techniques in prostate cancer

CIHR Team Grant Overview
Glenn Bauman, Director of Research, LRCP & Chair of Oncology, UWO

OICR Imaging Pipeline Platform and One Millimetre Cancer Challenge Overview
Aaron Fenster, Director & Scientist, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts

Pre-clinical imaging
Ting-Yim Lee, Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute & Robarts

Imaging for Diagnosis – SPECT-CT
Tarik Belhocine, Associate Professor, Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, UWO

Imaging for Diagnosis - US
Aaron Fenster, Director & Scientist, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts

Imaging for Intervention - XRT
Development of Interventional MRI for Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer

Cynthia Ménard, Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON

Imaging for Intervention - Minimally Invasive Surgery
Joseph Chin, Chair/Chief of Surgical Oncology, LHSC

Pathology validation of imaging
Martin Yaffe, Senior Scientist
Gina Clarke, Research Associate
Imaging Research, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON

Diagnostic challenges in prostate cancer: role of molecular markers and implications of multifocality for minimally invasive therapies
Yves Fradet, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, DiagnoCure Inc; Professor of Surgery/Urology & Chair, Department of Surgery, Laval University; Director of the Experimental Uro-Oncology Laboratory at the Quebec City University Hospital Centre (CHUQ) – Hotel-Dieu de Québec

Multi-parametric Prostate Imaging
John Kurhanewicz, Professor of Radiology, Urology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Director of the Prostate Imaging Group and Biomedical NMR Laboratory, University of California San Francisco

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by Continuing Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario. (5.25 hours)

This program has no commercial support.

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