Society of Interventional Radiology highlights interventional oncology therapies in webinar


Image-guided interventional oncology (IO) therapies” features updates on percutaneous and transcatheter treatment of liver tumours, kidney and lung tumour ablation; society offers a variety of cancer resources.

Registration is now open for the Society of Interventional Radiology’s “Imageguided Interventional Oncology (IO) Therapies” Webinar, which will provide the latest updates on percutaneous and transcatheter treatment of liver tumours, kidney tumour ablation and lung tumour ablation.

The Webinar, which will include a question-and-answer session, will be held from 6–7:30 p.m. (Eastern) on Wednesday, November 18, 2010. The programme’s coordinator is Debra A. Gervais, M.D., associate director, Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

Instructors include Kamran Ahrar, associate professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology,Division of Diagnostic Imaging, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Joseph P Erinjeri, assistant attending radiologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and assistant professor of radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, both in New York; and Kenneth J Kolbeck, assistant professor, Dotter Interventional Institute, Portland, USA.

For more information or to register, go online to or phone (703) 691-1805. Registration includes one site license; programme participants will need a computer with high-speed Internet access and a phone. If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Cochran McCombs, SIR eLearning programme manager, via e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at (703)691-1805.

SIR is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide medical education for physicians. SIR designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The primary registrant at a site is eligible to receive CME credit for attending this event. Additional participants at a site may receive CME credit for a $10 administrative fee per person.