SIO Symposium on Tumor Ablation at CCMA 2019

The joint sessions of the 4th China Conference on Microwave Ablation (CCMA 2019) and the 2nd SIO Symposium on Tumor Ablation will be held in Nanjing, China, January 4 – 6, 2019.

As a strategic partner of CCMA, the Society of Interventional Oncology has collaborated in the creation of this scientific program. The two conjoined meetings will feature cutting-edge education in a variety of formats such as general plenary and specialized topic didactic lectures, "How I do it" videos sessions, interesting and challenging case-based discussions and poster presentations. Join SIO as we connect the international IO community. 

CCMA & SIO Symposium Program Committee


David Madoff, MD

Chair of SIO Symposium Program Committee

Professor of Radiology, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Weill Cornell Medical College



Ren-Jie Yang

Chair of CCMA Program Committee

Professor, Chief Physician, Intervention Dept., Beijing Cancer Hospital, China

President of Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Oncology (APSIO)



Matthew Callstrom, MD, PhD

Professor of Radiology

Mayo Clinic


Yue-Yong Xiao

Professor, Chief Physician, Radiology Dept., Chinese PLA General Hospital, China

President of the 1st and 2nd Asia Society of Cryosurgery


Alexis Kelekis, MD

Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology

Attikon University Hospital Athens


Tian-An Jiang

Professor, Director of Ultrasonography Dept. and Vice Director of Hepatobiliary Pancreas Diagnosis and Treatment Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University

Deputy Leader of Intervention Group, Medical Ultrasound Branch, Chinese Medical Association


Constantinos Sofocleous, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology and Interventional Oncology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Cheng-Li Li

Professor, Director of Interventional MRI Division of Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, China

Chair of Interventional MRI Committee of China Strategic Alliance of Technology Innovation for Minimally Invasive Tumor Therapy


Uei Pua, MBBS

Senior Consultant

Tan Tock Seng Hospital


Lin-Feng Xu

Professor, Director of Intervention Dept., Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University

Vice Chair of Interventional Diagnosis and Treatment Branch, China International Exchange and Promotion Association for Medical and Healthcare

SIO Symposium Faculty

David Madoff, MD

Alexis Kelekis, MD

Matthew Callstrom, MD, PhD

David Breen, MD

David Lu, MD

Ron Arellano, MD

Alice Gillams

Martijn Meijerink, MD, PhD

Thomas Vogl, MD

Nahum Goldberg, MD

Dimitrios Filippiadis, MD, PhD

William Lea, MD


Attend SIO's Symposium and CCMA 2019 by registering here.

Call for Papers

Submit your paper for consideration by the CCMA program committee.


More About CCMA    

The China Conference on Microwave Ablation dedicates itself to continuing education and development surrounding minimally invasive tumor treatments. CCMA is committed to creating a leading international platform for academic exchange and collaboration in tumor ablation. The Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) joined as a strategic partner and co-host of this conference to work together to elevate the scientific meeting to its full potential. The collaborative international program committee is developing a robust curriculum as well as soliciting contributions from experts everywhere. The CCMA program committee extends their most sincere invitation to physicians in the field of tumor ablation around the world.