RSNA 2020 Trending Topics

Molecular Imaging

New trending topics in this subspecialty include imaging biomarkers and the development of new radionuclide imaging and therapeutic agents targeting CXCR4 (cancer stem marker cells).

The Hot Topic Session is Integration of Novel Blood, CSF and Imaging Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Theragnosis & Molecularly Targeted Therapies Update 2020 focuses on therapy for thyroid cancer, neuroendocrine tumors and pheochromocytomas.

Look for sessions on molecular imaging of prostate cancer, brain tumors and breast tumors. Tumor imaging using PET, MRI of amyloid and tau burden and PSMA PET for extra-prostatic lesions and recurrent prostate cancer are also topics of interest.

The use of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT), imaging cancer with FDG-PET/CT, diffusion-weighted MRI and the imaging of COVID-19 with PET/CT are education exhibit topics of interest. 

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