About this event

  • Date and time Mon 22 Mar 2021 from 9:30am to 23 Mar 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Radiology

Join this webinar that seeks to cover a broad range of topics in PET CT but with the single focus and aim of improving the care of people who require PET CT scanning. On its 23rd year, this event remains the only annual meeting in the UK focused on improving patient care in a clinical environment.

Hear from a faculty of international experts in the field about their clinical experiences and challenges as well as share your own experiences in a supportive friendly environment.

Day 1

Join us for an up to date overview of the current clinical applications and the emerging role of PET CT. A particular highlight of this year's meeting is a lecture on the new generation of fast PET CT scanners that is anticipated to revolutionise the use of inpatient care.

A CPD certificate with 7 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

Day 2

Take a look into the future of PET CT, and embark on a journey from research to clinical usage. You will witness the steps taken to ultimately contribute to improving the care of people who require PET CT scanning. 

A CPD certificate with 6 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

25% discount available for delegates attending both days. This discount will be applied automatically at checkout. 

Attendees will be able to:

  • Learn the current best practice with regard to the clinical use of PET CT scanning
  • Recognise the pitfalls that can occur on PET CT scans in people with complex clinical problems and modern cancer treatments
  • Know some of the more unusual technical artefacts that can occur with PET CT scanning
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of PET CT in non-cancerous diseases
  • Identify the most recent advances in PET CT that can have an impact on clinical care
  • Appreciate the processes and challenges of introducing new PET CT tracers in the NHS

This webinar will be of interest to radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, clinical oncologists, oncological surgeons, healthcare managers, commissioners of healthcare, PET CT physicists.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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We would like to thank our sponsors Blue Earth Diagnostics and Siemens Healthcare Ltd for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 22 March 2021.

Member

RSM Member
Day 1 Day 2
£36.00 Day1
£36.00 Day2
RSM Trainee
Day 1 Day 2
£27.00 Day1
£27.00 Day2
RSM Student
Day 1 Day 2
£18.00 Day1
£18.00 Day2

Non - Member

Non - Member
Day 1 Day 2
£60.00 Day1
£60.00 Day2
Trainee
Day 1 Day 2
£45.00 Day1
£45.00 Day2
Student
Day 1 Day 2
£30.00 Day1
£30.00 Day2

Key speakers

Dr Benoy Daniel

Senior Medical Assessor, Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency [MHRA], London

Professor Ramsey Badawi

Department of Radiology, University College Davis, Chief of Nuclear Medicine, UC-Davis, California

Speaker's biography

Professor Ramsey Badawi has caused a sensation amongst the diagnostic imaging community with his invention of PET scanner, which simultaneously PET images all the organs and tissues in the body within 1 minute. 

Agenda

View the programme - Day 1

PET-CT and new technologies: to be fore-warned is to be fore-armed

Chair: Dr Bal Sanghera, Inaugural Chief Scientific Officer’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate

Artefacts in PET-CT: A Physicist’s perspective

Dr Bal Sanghera

Artefacts in PET-CT: A Radiologist’s perspective

Dr Rohit Kochhar, Consultant Radiologist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Senior Lecturer [honorary] University of Manchester

New algorithms: Added value and pitfalls

Dr Bal Sanghera

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Prostate cancer PET-CT

Beyond bone scanning: The emerging role of molecular imaging in prostate cancer

Professor Rodney Hicks

F-PSMA: Pitfalls and artefacts

TBC

Fluciclovine imaging

Professor Andy Scarsbrook, Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Professor of Radiology, University of Leeds, UK

From PET-CT to therapy

Dr Paolo Castellucci, Consultant Physician, S.Orsola Malpighi Hospital,  Bologna

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Advances on therapy and new roles for PET-CT

Chair: Professor Gary Cook, Professor of PET Imaging, King's College London 

RECIST v1.1 Pearls and Pitfalls

Dr Amish Lakhani, Consultant Radiologist  Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London

PET-CT appearance of Immunotherapy treatment

Professor Gary Cook

PET-CT and breast cancer

Professor Lioe-Fee de Geus-Oei, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Leiden, University Medical Center Leiden, The Netherlands

PET for therapeutic response assessment: Beyond harmony, we need to be singing the same song

Professor Rodney Hicks, Professor of Medicine and Radiology, University of Melbourne, Director of the Centre for Cancer Imaging, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne  

Panel discussion

The informed reporter

Chair: George Petrides, Newcastle 

PET-CT and vasculitis

Professor Roland Hustinx, Service de Médecine Nucléaire et d'Imagerie Oncologique, Département de Physique Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège, Université de Liège, Liège

PET-CT: applications in people with rheumatological disorders

Professor Roland Hustinx

Infection: Difficult cases and how I reported them

Professor Iain Lyburn, Consultant Radiologist, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Horizon scanning

Chair: Dr Wai Lup Wong, Consultant Radiologist in Nuclear Medicine East and North Herts NHS Trust, Northwood Senior Lecturer [hon] University College London, Clinical Guardian PET-CT NHS England, National Speciality Advisor [PET-CT] NHS England

EXPLORER: first clinical implementation of Total Body PET

Professor Ramsey Badawi, Department of Radiology, University College Davis, Chief of Nuclear Medicine, UC-Davis, California  

Total-Body PET: what might the future hold?

Professor Ramsey Badawi

Panel discussion
Concluding remarks
View the programme - Day 2

Gallium-68 PET-CT

Chair: Professor Val Lewington, Professor of Clinical Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine, Programme Director, MSc/PG Dip in Nuclear Medicine, King's College London

Gallium-peptide PET-CT: Impact on decision making in people with Neuro-endocrine tumours

Dr Amy Eccles, Consultant Radiologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Gallium-68 PSMA PET-CT: Its pros and its cons

Dr Tara Barwick, Consultant in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

NET imaging: a perspective from Singapore
Professor Sian X Yan, President Nuclear Medicine Society Singapore, Senior consultant, Department of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, SGH, Clinical assistant professor, DUKE-NUS medical school
Panel discussion
Comfort break

PET-CT: Implementation of change at scale and pace

Chair: Dr Mark Lambert, Consultant in Specialised Services Public Health (North East and Cumbria) England

The journey from Research to Clinical usage within the NHS: an industry perspective

Ted Broadbent, Head of Commercial Operations, Blue Earth Diagnostics, Oxford

MHRA: the licensing process

Dr Benoy Daniel, Senior Medical Assessor, Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency [MHRA], London

Implementing PET-CT service developments into the NHS in England

Nicky McCullough, Head of the Cancer Programme of Care Specialised Commissioning NHS England

Panel discussion

Dr Wai Lup Wong, Consultant Radiologist in Nuclear Medicine East and North Herts NHS Trust Northwood Senior Lecturer [hon] University College London, Clinical Guardian PET-CT NHS England, National Speciality Advisor [PET-CT] NHS England  

Lunch break

International collaboration and driving this forward to optimise service

Chair: Professor Jamshed Bomanji, Head of Clinical Department, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Exploring international variation in PET-CT service provision: An International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP) study

Charlotte Lynch, Research Officer International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, Cancer Research UK

TBC

Deanna Langer, Manager, Cancer Imaging Program Clinical Programs and Quality Initiatives Cancer Care Ontario

TBC

Professor Mike Sathekge, Pretoria 

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Do we really need PET-CT in the Imaging of Gliomas?

Professor Susan Short, Professor of Clinical Oncology and Neuro-oncology University of Leeds

Do we really need Choline PET-CT for parathyroid adenomas?

Dr George Petrides, Newcastle 

Incidental PET-CT findings in people with lung cancer: which do you need to report?

Dr Jeanette Dickson, Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon Cancer  Centre, Northwood,  President Royal College of Radiologists UK

Panel discussion

PET CT pathways and reporting

Chair: George Petrides Newcastle

PET CT reports: are we being understood?

Dr Thomas Wagner, Consultant Physician, Royal Free hospital, London

Learning, interesting, challenging cases with PET-CT

Professor Sabina Dizdarevic, Principal Lead Consultant in Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Imaging & Nuclear Medicine Department, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Honorary Clinical Professor University of Sussex and Brighton, Brighton 

PET-CT with IV contrast: how we do it

Professor Iain Lyburn, Cheltenham

Panel discussion
Concluding remarks

Sponsors

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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