18:09 CET
NH 1 - The role of imaging in the era of liquid biopsy
Oncologic Imaging Research Imaging Methods Physics in Medical Imaging
Wednesday, February 27, 08:30 - 10:00
Type of session: New Horizons Session
Topic: Oncologic Imaging, Research, Imaging Methods, Physics in Medical Imaging
Moderator: D. Regge (Turin/IT)

08:30
Chairperson's introduction
D. Regge; Turin/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about the role of liquid biopsy in cancer detection and tumour surveillance.
2. To become familiar with advances of imaging in cancer detection and characterisation.
3. To understand the revised role of imaging in monitoring of cancer therapy.
4. To explore how combining molecular and imaging metrics could improve clinical decision in cancer patients.

08:35
Liquid biopsy in perspective
A. Bardelli; Turin/IT
Learning Objectives

1. To explain the principles of liquid biopsy.
2. To review the role of liquid biopsy as a diagnostic tool for early diagnosis.
3. To learn about the role of liquid biopsy as a predictor of cancer recurrence.
4. To explore how liquid biopsy could complement imaging, from a molecular biologist's perspective.

08:53
New imaging tools for cancer detection and characterisation
H.-P. Schlemmer; Heidelberg/DE
Learning Objectives

1. To review the modern approach to early diagnosis with imaging.
2. To become familiar with the new imaging biomarkers for tumour characterisation.
3. To envisage how liquid biopsy and imaging could complement each other in cancer diagnostics.

09:11
Is there still a role for imaging surveillance? And when?
V. J. Goh; London/GB
Learning Objectives

1. To explain the rationale of cancer surveillance.
2. To review current cancer surveillance imaging strategies.
3. To become familiar with new imaging tools for surveillance of patients with cancer.
4. To explore how liquid biopsy and imaging could improve detection of minimal residual disease.

09:29
Combining molecular and imaging metrics in cancer (radiogenomics)
K. Pinker-Domenig; Vienna/AT
Learning Objectives

1. To explain the basic principles of radiogenomics.
2. To summarise the current clinical applications of radiogenomics.
3. To explore how radiogenomics could guide clinical decisions in the future.

09:47
Panel discussion: Will liquid biopsy be a game changer for radiologists?
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