Date: 11 April 2023

Time: 09:00 – 17:00 CET

Place: Online – Via Zoom

Objectives: This course will be centred on explaining the different techniques used in clinical practice to diagnose breast cancer. It will highlight the screening programme and all the steps from acquiring the first image until we reach the final diagnosis of the lesion. The training will cover all imaging (mammography, ultrasound and MRI) and interventional techniques to obtain histological samples or treat the tumour.
The final part will address the future of breast cancer diagnosis in relation to artificial intelligence-assisted techniques and personalised medicine.

Organisers: Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona.

Target audience – Prerequisites: Some knowledge of medical imaging.

Language: English

Number of participants: maximum 50

Cost: There is no registration fee. The course is free of charge.

Ana Maria Rodriguez. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Ignacio Miranda. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Anton Aubanell. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Ema Moraru. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Marta Vera. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Neus Rus. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Stefania Orlando. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.
Daniel Eiroa. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron.


9.00-9.30Welcome and introduction to the trainingAnton Aubanell
9.30-10.00Introduction to breast cancer. What we need to know?Ignacio Miranda
10.00-10.30The screening program in breast cancerAna Rodríguez
11.00-11.30Diagnostic tecniques. Introduction Anton Aubanell
11.30-12.00The BIRADS systemAnton Aubanell
12.00-12.30Mamography with and without contrastStefania Orlando
12.30-13.00Breast UltrasoundAnton Aubanell
13.00-13.30Breast MRIMarta Vera
13.30-15.00Lunch Break
15.00-15.30Multidisciplinary view of the Breast RadiologistIgnacio Miranda
15.30-16.00 Interventional Radiology in Breast ImagingEma Moraru
16.00-16.45Artificial intelligence and breast imagingDaniel Eiroa