Recording available now: ISR-WHO World Tuberculosis Day 2021 symposium
The ISR-WHO Scientific Symposium on Systematic Screening for TB and the Role of Chest Radiography was a huge success. The WHO presented its updated guidelines for TB screening, which now include recommendations on the use of chest radiography and computer-aided detection (CAD) systems. The more than 460 participants from all over the world included radiologists, pulmonologists, radiographers and other related professions.
LANCET ONCOLOGY COMMISSION LAUNCHED
The Lancet Oncology Commission on Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine presents results from the first-ever comprehensive effort to quantify imaging and nuclear medicine resources worldwide. It highlights dramatic inequalities in access to these resources and calls for a global strategy to scale up access to imaging and nuclear medicine for cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The ISR is proud and honored to be among the supporting organizations of the Commission.
ISR paper on imaging in Covid-19: EuroMinnies 2021 Scientific Paper of the Year
The ISR paper The use of imaging in COVID-19 -- results of a global survey by the International Society of Radiology. Blažić I et al, European Radiology, 17 September 2020 has been selected as EuroMinnies 2021 winner in the Scientific Paper of the Year category. The paper is based on a survey of 50 radiology departments around the world conducted by the ISR.