NZIMRT-AIR NEWS

14 Aug 2015
Online speakers' presentations available here!
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3 Aug 2015
Conference abstracts available to view through JMRS online and JMRS app!
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3 Aug 2015
ePosters are available for viewing here!
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3 August 2015
Certificates of attendance will emailed out in coming weeks!

20 July 2015
Download the official app of The Cloud 2015!
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13 July 2015
Registrations have now closed!
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8 July 2015
Registrations close on Friday 10 July - don't miss your chance to register!
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3 Jun 2015
Additional tickets are now available for the conference Gala Dinner for guests and will be available with full registrations.
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Conference workshops

If you are interested in attending any of these workshops / breakfast sessions, please email conferences@air.asn.au with your name and the breakfast that you are interested in attending.

   Hologic

Hologic Breakfast Session: An Introduction to Hologic 3D Mammography for Genius Radiographers!

Date: Saturday, 25 July 2015

Time: 7.30 – 8.30am

Location: Shed 6 - Room 2

Hologic    

The one-hour presentation will bring you up to speed with the latest breast cancer detection facts and stats and give you an understanding of the evolution of mammograms – focusing on the latest in mammography technology, breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography). The session will make you a Genius Radiographer in no time!

Kylie Chandler, Hologic’s Product Manager for Breast and Skeletal Health, Australia/New Zealand, will explain the fundamentals of Hologic 3D Mammography including how it works, its clinical efficacy in finding 41% more invasive breast cancers, and how it reduces false positive findings by 15-40%.*1-3 Importantly, Kylie will show you how it can meet your clinical and workflow needs. 

* Compared with traditional 2D mammography alone.

1. Friedewald S, Rafferty E, Rose S, et al. (2014). Breast Cancer Screening Using Tomosynthesis in Combination with Digital Mammography. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 311(24), 2499-2507.

2. Skaane P, Bandos A, Gullien R, et al. “Comparison of Digital Mammography Alone and Digital Mammography Plus Tomosynthesis in a Population-based Screening Program.” Radiology. 2013 Apr; 267(1):47-56. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

3. Rose S, Tidwell A, Bujnock L, et al. “Implementation of Breast Tomosynthesis in a Routine Screening Practice: An Observational Study.” American Journal of Roentengenology. 2013 Jun; 200(6): 1401-1408. Epub 2013 May 22.

 

   Varian

Varian Breakfast Session: Linking Minds - Transforming Knowledge in Action

Date: Saturday, 25 July 2015

Time: 7.30 – 8.30am

Location: Shed 6 - Room 4

Varian Medical Systems    

You are invited to learn more about Varian’s next generation cloud based, oncology specific solutions. Comprehensive information and image management that enable you to oversee virtually all aspects of oncology care for your patients, from diagnosis through survivorship.

InSightive™ analytics empowers oncology professionals to understand data faster and at deeper levels, which can result in improved decision making throughout your clinic. Discover how you can benefit from new reporting, and a cloud-based quality assurance tool using Qumulate™ linac QA. Gain knowledge and collaborate with industry experts in a Varian exclusive online community - the OncoPeer™ oncology community.

Join us at the Varian Breakfast Seminar on Saturday July 25 from 7.30am to 8.30am in Shed 6, Room 4.

Spaces are limited so to register please click on the banner above or email events.australasia@varian.com.

For any queries regarding the seminar contact Samantha Bailey at events.australasia@varian.com.

While at the 2015 NZIMRT-AIR Scientific Meeting come visit Varian at Booth #32-35.