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MR imaging of Rectal Cancer - all you want to know and how to interpret

Workshop Date

December 14 - 15, 2017

Workshop Venue

The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Plesmanlaan 121
NL – 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Prof. Regina G.H. Beets-Tan
The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Department of Radiology
Plesmanlaan 121
NL – 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Scientific Coordinator

Prof. Regina G.H. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL

Registration will open soon.

This course is a full two days hands-on training course on rectal MRI.  In an interactive setting over  75 cases will be evaluated by each participant covering the entire spectrum of staging of the mid, upper and low rectal tumors, restaging after neoadjuvant treatment focusing on clinically relevant issues and new developments in diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the faculty will provide short hands-on lectures during each session, which will focus specifically on questions/issues raised by the participants during the case studies. Moreover, lectures will be held on general topics such as MR protocol optimization, standardized reporting, all based on the ESGAR consensus guidelines.  At the end of each session, the most difficult cases (as indicated by the participants) and main teaching points will be discussed plenary. All participants will receive a syllabus containing all lectures, cases, as well as specific teaching points that can be derived from each case.

Bring your buddy

The course is according to the principle “ bring your own buddy”. This educational concept simulates daily practice by the multidisciplinary approach of cases. Each radiologist can have 1 (non-radiological ) clinician from his own institute joining the course and evaluating the cases together with the clinician. The registration of the clinical partner will  then be at a reduced fee.


R.G.H. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL
M. Lahaye, Amsterdam/NL
D. Lambregts, Amsterdam/NL
M. Maas, Amsterdam/NL


An application has been made to the EACCME and the ACI for CME accreditation of this event.


Special room rates are available for participants of the MR imaging of Rectal Cancer Workshop at the hotels below. Use the following reservation e-mails  to book a room in the respective hotels:

- Corendon Vitality Hotel Amsterdam - events.vitalityamsterdam@remove-this.corendonhotels.com 

- Dutch Design Hotel Artemis - jvolten@remove-this.aeonplazahotels.com

Please book early in order to ensure availability.


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Language: Dutch

Time Zone:
UTC+1

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 230V, at 50Hz AC

Country dialing Code: +31

Closest airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


Membership Benefits

  • Reduced fees at Annual Meetings and Workshops of the Society
  • Exclusive right to participate in Society sponsored activities
  • Free access to “European Radiology” on-line
  • Substantially reduced subscription rate to "Abdominal Radiology"
  • Eligibility to participate in Guideline Working Groups
  • Subspecialty Recognition Certificates
  • Personal ESGAR Account
  • ESGAR e-Newsletter and Annual Report
  • Unlimited access to the ESGAR e-Education Portal
  • Educational and networking activities

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