12/14/17 - 33rd John P. Caffey, MD, Memorial Lecture: “PET/MR of Children with Cancer”

Heike E. Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD
Professor Department of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology Section
Professor by Courtesy, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA

Brief Summary of Lecture: Pediatric cancer staging involves a burdensome series of imaging tests. Dr. Daldrup-Link will introduce time-efficient, child-tailored PET/MR protocols and 18F-FDG PET/MR with emphasis on the detection of pulmonary nodules. She will assess 18F-FDG PET/MR, 18F-FDG PET/CT, and whole body diffusion MRI for cancer therapy monitoring.

Start Date: December 14
End Date: December 14
Time: 8-9 a.m.

Location

  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5325