This online course is aimed mainly, but not exclusively at radiologists and urologists wishing to be trained on how to accurately protocol and interpret prostate MRI for cancer diagnosis. The programme is focused on the practical aspects of MRI staging of prostate cancer and how to follow and optimise imaging strategies to improve patient surveillance.
This online course covers practical aspects of MRI and pathology correlation and introduces standardisation of prostate tumour reporting.
This course will include 6 recorded online lectures and 6 online sessions. The recorded online lectures will be avaible for the trainees to access them anytime from the start date of the Online course. In the online sessions the experts will present 2 interesting cases focusing on possible pitfalls and prostate cancer mimickers. Also there will be the opportunity for attendees to interact with the experts.
Week 1 - Functional imaging of the prostate: how, when, why? J.C. Vilanova (26th of September 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
Week 2 - MRI of the prostate PIRADS J.C. Vilanova (3th of October 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
Week 3 - MRI staging of prostate cancer. C Nicolau (10th of October 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
Week 4 - Pathways of spread in prostate cancer C Nicolau (17th of October 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
Week 5 - Prostate cancer and active surveillance: how and when? F. Giganti (24th of October 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
Week 6 - How to report MRI in prostate cancer: the road to standardised reporting. F. Giganti (31th of October 2019, 16.00-16.30 CET)
This course is useful for radiologists, urologists and pathologists working in the urology field wishing to expand their knowledge and skillset on prostate cancer.
- To provide radiologists and urologists with a broad understanding of prostate cancer diagnosis
- How to correlate MRI findings with pathology
- How to report MRI studies of prostate cancer
Level II - General radiologist