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Minimally invastive treatment folder for patients

To highlight the treatment options on the horizon for GIST patients, MITIGATE published a small folder detailing the project’s developments in percutaneous ablation and selective internal radiation therapy. MITIGATE is developing several new treatment options for GIST, including minimally invasive surgery.

You can view the MITIGATE Minimally Invasive Treatment folder for patients here.

Feel free to contact EIBIR at pgordebeke@eibir.org if you would like to receive printed folders for distribution among GIST patients at your institution.

Annual Meeting of General Assembly

On September 25th, MITIGATE partners held their annual meeting of the General Assembly hosted by partner AAA in Marseille, FR. Participants presented achievements of the last months as well as an outlook on major tasks ahead. 3rd Meeting of General Assembly

Furthermore, the pivotal questions of the selection of tracers, in-human studies and plans for exploitation of results were discussed. We are pleased to announce that after the meeting the consortium has agreed on a promising work plan for the coming year and together will work towards innovation, clinical Implementation and exploitation of the project`s objectives.

MITIGATE at European Cancer Congress 2015

The MITIGATE project will be at the European Cancer Congress 2015 in Vienna, Austria, September 25-29, 2015.

Attendees can visit the MITIGATE/EIBIR booth (Stand U) in Hall B of the Messe congress centre in Vienna to learn more about the project’s  latest achievements.

Looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!

Save the date: MITIGATE@ ECR 2016

The MITIGATE consortium is pleased to announce a dedicated session at the European Congress of Radiology 2016:

What does it take to perform clinical trials in interventional radiology?

Date: Friday, March 4, 14:00-15:30
Chair persons: Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg and Prof. Dr. Werner Jaschke

Programme:

14.00-14.10 Introduction
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg (Mannheim/DE) & Prof. Dr. Werner Jaschke (Innsbruck/AT)

14.10-14.30 “Overview on clinical trials in interventional radiology in Europe”
Prof. Dr. Afshin Gangi (Strasbourg, FR)

14.30-14.50 “How to implement investigator initiated or industry sponsored trials in Interventional Oncology: SORAMIC versus SIRFLOX”
Prof. Dr. Jens Ricke (Magdeburg/DE)

14.50-15.10 “Design of a clinial trial in oligometastatic GIST: results from the MITIGATE consortium”
Prof. Dr.Clemens Decristoforo (Innsbruck/AT)

15:10-15:30 Discussion

We cordially invite you to attend this interesting session and are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!

 

 

5th Annual Symposium of the Oncology Network of West Austria and South Tyrol

On May 27th, 2015, the 5th annual symposium of the Oncology Network of West Austria and South Tyrol was held at the Medical University of Innsbruck. Around 100 attendees from various medical fields were present to exchange information on imaging and diagnostics of oncological disorders. The meeting is focused on clinicians and introducing new development and therapies.

Prof. Stefan Schönberg, MITIGATE’s scientific coordinator, was pleased to represent the project and share MITIGATE’s latest advances and developments in tumour imaging and theranostics at this interdisciplinary meeting.

Read more on the website of the Medical University of Innsbruck (german).

MITIGATE Session @ ECR 2015

Partners of the MITIGATE consortium presented their project findings on the occasion of the European Congress of Radiology 2015 in Vienna. The session “MITIGATE Consortium: State of the art imaging and therapy in GIST” attracted a significant number of attendees and invited talks led to a lively and fruitful disucssion. Speakers and moderators, Prof. Dr. Irene Virgolini and Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg, were pleased to see a high interest among radiologists in the presented topics.

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Programme: MITIGATE Session ECR 2015

 

1st MITIGATE Benchworker`s Meeting

On January 26th 2015 MITIGATE assembled its collaborators oBW Workshopn the occasion of the 1st Benchworker`s Workshop in Mannheim. The objective of the workshop that targeted researchers on phD and post Doc level was to further improve collaborative knowledge exchange on the “operational level”. The workshop was a success and highly beneficial for the collaborative approach towards the next steps of the project. The consortium agreed to repeat it on an annual basis.

Save the date: MITIGATE@ ECR 2015

The MITIGATE consortium is pleased to announce a dedicated session at the European Congress of Radiology 2015:

MITIGATE Consortium: State of the art imaging and therapy in GIST

Date: Friday, March 6, 14:00-15:30; Room: Lounge 1 (O1)

Chair persons: Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg and Prof. Dr. Irene Virgolini

Programme: MITIGATE Session ECR 2015