About this event

  • Date and time Tue 16 May 2023 from 8:30am to 6:45pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Radiology

Join us to discover the role and value of next-generation imaging in the entire prostate cancer journey, from screening to advanced disease states. This informative meeting will utilize a framework of definable clinical states to help you understand the pathological states, categorization problems, and clinical needs during the entire patient journey.

To conclude the meeting, the Finzi prize winners will present their research to the attendees. To learn more about this prestigious prize and how to submit your abstract, click here.

By attending, you will:

  • Understand the pathological states, problems of categorisation, and clinical needs during the entire patient journey
  • Understand how imaging can help meet clinical priorities and so promote the personalisation of care in advancing clinical states
  • Explore how next-generation prostate imaging, such as multiparametric MRI and MRI-directed biopsies, and whole-body MRI and PET/CT assessments with clinical biomarkers, can create opportunities to support and manage pathways of patients

A tailored reading list of extra educational resources has been created by our library teams specifically for this event and will be made available to you. RSM members are able to access the full list of resources. To benefit from many of the resources in this list – become a member.

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We would like to thank our sponsors Advanced Accelerator Applications and Siemens Healthineers for their support of this meeting. Please note that the main scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Anwar Padhani, Consultant Radiologist, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre

Session 1: Prostate cancer diagnosis

Chair: Professor Anwar Padhani and Dr Heminder Kaur Sokhi

Detection with magnetic resonance imaging including scoring systems

Dr Heminder Kaur Sokhi, Consultant Radiologist, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Hospital and The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Quality checkpoints in the MRI pathway

Professor Tristan Barrett, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge

Panel discussion: Disease detection
Tea and coffee break
Prostate cancer screening – has the time come?

Professor Hashim Ahmed, Imperial College London Chair of Urology & Consultant Urological Surgeon   

Artificial intelligence roles in detection

Professor Anwar Padhani, Consultant Radiologist, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre 

Magnetic resonance imaging directed biopsy strategies

Mr Taimur Shah, Imperial College London, Consultant Urological Surgeon  

Panel discussion

Session 2: Prostate cancer staging, treatment and follow up

Chaired by: Professor Anwar Padhani

Advancing disease states – opportunities for imaging

Professor Anwar Padhani, Consultant Radiologist, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre  

Risk based staging of known cancers and therapy decision making

Professor Giuseppe Petralia, Director, Unit of Precision of imaging and Research, European Institute of Oncology, Milan

Treatment selections for known disease

Dr Milan Anjanappa

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Biochemical recurrence imaging detection (local and systemic)

Professor Tara Barwick, Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Advanced prostate cancer – imaging therapy monitoring

Dr Nina Tunariu, Consultant Radiologist, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of day

Finzi presentations

Welcome and introduction
Reducing time to tissue diagnosis in suspected paediatric musculoskeletal malignancy with awake biopsy

Dr Huw Walters, Radiology Registrar, John Radcliffe hospital, Oxford

Phalangeal microgeodic syndrome: a paediatric case series

Dr Jasmine Zacharias, Senior House Officer, West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

A prospective study of radiologist-performed peripheral nerve blocks for pain management during endovascular interventions without an anaesthetic team

Dr Madhurima Chetan, Radiology Special Trainee Year 5, Oxford University Hospitals 

Nuclear Medicine (NM) Split Renal Functions Correlation with CT-Based Renal Volumes

Dr Sarah Hickman, Specialist Trainee Year 1, Barts Health NHS Trust

A single centre service evaluation of the pre-biopsy mpMRI pathway for prostate cancer diagnosis

Dr Mark Kong, Clinical Radiology Registrar, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

A Recurrent Neural Network and Dual Transformer Approach for Deep Learning-based Neuroimaging Report Classification

Dr Salil Patel, Specialty registrar in Radiology, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital

Awarding of the Finzi prize
End of prize meeting



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

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Monday 15 May 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

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This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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