International Day of Radiology events unveiled

By staff writers

October 29, 2013 -- The organizers of the International Day of Radiology (IDoR) have confirmed their series of events to be held on 8 November.

The Lithuanian Radiologists' Association will hold a conference on pulmonary hypertension, which will take place on 8 November in Vilnius, Lithuania, in association with the Lithuanian Cardiology Society and Vilnius University.

The Sociedad Española de Radiología Médica (SERAM) will organize a public event on lung imaging in Madrid, with a series of lectures and an award ceremony. Doctors and a patient organization representative (Asociación de Familiares y Enfermos de Fibrosis Pulmonar Idiopática y Fibrosis Pulmonar Familiar [AFEFPI]) are going to give the lectures.

The Asociación Española Técnicos en Radiología will hold a conference on MRI in Alzheimer's disease research in Madrid on the same day.

In the U.K., the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is holding a dedicated meeting on hot topics in thoracic imaging in London.

The European School of Radiology (ESOR) is holding its Asklepios Course Multidisciplinary Approach of Cancer Imaging in Rome and will dedicate its program to lung cancer on the day.

The Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) and Peru's Sociedad Peruana de Radiología also are holding events in honor of IDoR.

This year more than 110 societies worldwide are taking part in the IDoR, as opposed to around 80 groups in 2012. Volume two of The Story of Radiology will again be distributed in cooperation with the International Society for the History of Radiology.

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