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30 Apr 2018 at 12:00AM

Unicorn Foundation exhibits at 12th Congress WFNMB

With the generosity and support of the organisers of WFNMB, the Unicorn Foundation was amongst close to 150 exhibitors attended by thousands of delegates from around the world. The program encompassed the multidisciplinary nature of the nuclear medicine profession and focused on high level Continuing Education sessions over 13 tracks, outstanding plenary speakers including two Nobel Laureates, leading expert faculty speakers and opportunities for international networking with delegates from over 70 countries in the world.

The congress was co-hosted by Australia New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM) many of which have a special interest in Neuroendocrine Tumors and are great supporters of the Unicorn Foundation.

The program included many NET related presentations including:

31I-MIBG Treatment in Relapsed/Refractory Neuroblastoma
Dr Yoch Anongpornjossakul

Complementary Roles of Medical Oncologist and Nuclear Physician in Clinical Practice of Theranostic Nuclear Oncology: Engagement and Collaboration.
Prof J Harvey Turner
Prof Eva Segelov
Prof Richard P Baum
Prof Katherine Vallis
A/Prof Nat P Lenzo
Prof Francesco Giammarile

The Role of Somatostatin Analogues as a Combination with 177Lu-Octreotate and Maintenance Therapy in Metastactic Neuroendocrine Tumours
Dr Anna Yordanova (Germany)

Intra-Arterial PRRT of Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases (NELM): Experience in Over 50 Patients and Long Term Follow-up
Dr Aviral Singh

Saturday Plenary Session -
A Clinical Overview of Neuroendocrine Tumours
Dr David Chan

The Role of PET Imaging in Neuroendocrine Tumours
Dr Grace Kong

Theranostics of Neuroendocrine Neoplasms – Past, Present and Future of PRRT
Dr Aviral Singh

What is “Theranostics” and How Will it Change the Role of Nuclear Medicine Physicians in Patient-Care
Prof Rodney Hicks

New Challenges in Patient-specific Dosimetry of Therapy Radipharmaceuticals (Pros)
Prof Michael Hofman

It was also a great opportunity to promote the upcoming Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (APNETs) meeting which will also be held in Melbourne at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, November 9-11.

Thanks again to the organisers of the WFNMB for supporting our attendance at this fantastic meeting.


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