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Expo Talk: Scanning for Answers – Are the Biopsies of the Future Virtual?

In this educational session, Dr Evis Sala, Professor of Oncological Imaging at the University of Cambridge, Tristan Lawton, Chief Clinical Officer, Canon Medical Research Europe and Jamie Keenan, Associate Director at Health Unlimited discuss the potential of non-invasive ‘virtual’ biopsies.

During this session, delegates will understand more about the overlaying of CT and MRI images of ovarian cancers and fusing these with real-time ultrasounds, allowing to target very specific areas of the tumour during a biopsy.

This Ultrasound educational talk offers 1 CPD credit.

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At the end of this session, delegates will understand:

  • About the overlaying of MRI and CT scans and fusing these with ultrasound imaging to improve precision of biopsies in ovarian cancer patients
  • How this process can support ongoing care of cancer patients
  • How this process may replace the multiple biopsies needed to create tailored treatment programmes

This educational talk was created on 9th January 2022. All information contained in this session was correct at the time of distribution.

Disclaimer: Appearing on the Medical Imaging Academy does not represent a commercial partnership or interest from the speaker. The views herein do not represent the views of Canon Medical Systems Ltd.

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