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Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours

Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic CancerThe International Cancer Imaging Society proudly present this second edition Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Tumours

This is a one–day teaching course which will highlight current imaging techniques, image interpretation and pitfalls in the evaluation of solid and cystic pancreatic tumours and will involve all new cases for 2019.

21st June 2019, London, UK.

Register for the masterclass here.

The Wizardry of Artificial Intelligence: AI and Machine Learning in Cancer Imaging

AI and Machine Learning in Cancer ImagingThe Champalimaud Foundation and the International Cancer Imaging Society proudly present this special focus multidisciplinary meeting on the development and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Cancer Imaging.

17th – 18th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Register for the FREE two day meeting here.

To share your thoughts on artificial intelligence and machine learning, please complete this survey.

Call for papers – Precision Oncology

Precision oncologyWe are pleased to announce a new cross-journal thematic series on ‘Precision Oncology’ across a number of BMC journals within the oncology portfolio to help bring together the latest research on precision oncology.

The thematic series is now open for submission of original research and review articles - for further information about this series please click here.

Interested in being a peer reviewer?

Reviewer recruitment
Cancer Imaging invites you to join our expert team of reviewers in assessing manuscripts. For consideration, please send a copy of your CV along with keywords and expertise to

What is trending?

AltmetricClick here to see which articles published in Cancer Imaging have been shared the most in the past three months.

Top 10 peer reviewers of 2018

A peer-reviewed journal would not survive without the generous time and insightful comments of the reviewers, whose efforts often go unrecognized. Although final decisions are always editorial, they are greatly facilitated by the deeper technical knowledge, scientific insights, understanding of social consequences, and passion that reviewers bring to our deliberations. For these reasons, the Editors and staff of Cancer Imaging would like to publicly acknowledge our Top 10 peer reviewers of 2018: 

Ravikanth Balaji, Apollo Speciality Hospital, India
Arturo Chiti, Humanitas Cancer Center, Italy
Stefan Diederich, Marien Hospital, Germany 
Ralf Stefan Eschbach, LMU Munich, Germany
Jeffrey Guenette, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Shelley Henderson, Ninewells Hospital, UK
Wolfgang Schima, KH Goettlicher Heiland, Austria
Helmut Schoellnast, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Richard Thomas, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Asuncion Torregrosa, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic la Fe, Spain

Top Cited Article of 2018

We are delighted to announce that “Primary carcinosarcoma of the liver: imaging features and clinical findings in six cases and a review of the literature” was the top cited article published in Cancer Imaging of 2018.

Congratulations to all of the authors involved with this research: Jing Li, Pan Liang, Dandan Zhang, Jie Liu, Hongkai Zhang, Jinrong Qu and Jianbo Gao.

Featured: How I read Cancer Imaging Studies: The Master Class Series

Master Class SeriesSurprisingly, in contrast to the literature regarding the outcomes of imaging, the methods that underpin the generation of an imaging report and how to communicate the findings cogently to referring clinicians remain something of a ‘black box'. In this thematic series, experts across various modalities detail their approach to reporting scans in particular disease settings.

Please click here to visit the series collection page.

APC discount for ICIS Members

If you are a member of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS), you can receive a 20% article processing charge (APC) discount for publishing in Cancer Imaging. Please email: for details.

ICIS Annual Teaching Course

ICIS Annual Teaching CourseThe International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting and 19th Annual Teaching Course titled 'Cancer Imaging: The Gateway to the Best Treatment and Management of Oncological Patients' will take place in Verona, Italy between 7th - 9th October 2019.

Abstract submission is open between 27th February – 3rd June 19. Please click here for more information on the course.

Aims and scope

Cancer Imaging is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles, reviews and editorials written by expert international radiologists working in oncology.

The journal encompasses CT, MR, PET, ultrasound, radionuclide and multimodal imaging in all kinds of malignant tumours, plus new developments, techniques and innovations.  

Please click here for more information.


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Prof Rodney Hicks, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia

Assoc. Prof Annick Van den Abbeele, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA 

Editor's quote

A major focus of Prof Rodney Hicks' (Co-Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Imaging) clinical research has been to assess the impact of PET on patient management and prognostic stratification. 

R Hicks

"A few years ago I changed the name of my department from Diagnostic Imaging to Cancer Imaging since it occurred to me that little of what we do is diagnostic.  Increasingly, the role of imaging in cancer is in selecting, planning and monitoring treatment.  The challenge of imaging science is to establish our techniques as prognostic and predictive biomarkers and to show that our results improve patient outcomes"

Prof Rodney Hicks, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Cancer Imaging


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