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BALTIC16: Expert warns of drug resistance in mCRPC patients

Although there are small gains in providing hormone and chemotherapy to metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patient, experts cautioned that the increased use of these new agents may lead to new patterns of resistance. “With increasing use of novel...
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Baltic 16: Lithuania, Estonia studies win best poster awards

Lithuania and host country Estonia bagged the top two prizes in the best poster presentation awards at the 3rd EAU Baltic Meeting which ended today in Tallinn, Estonia. Studies in prostate and bladder cancers were cited for their insights...
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Baltic16: Examining the new drug landscape in CRPC

Issues in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer particularly in patients with resistant or metastatic disease were discussed in several sessions at the 3rd EAU Baltic Meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, with experts saying that although there are new and emerging options...
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ESUT16 in Athens: the latest in technology and training

Athens is set to host the 5th Meeting of the EAU Section of Uro-Technology on July 8-10, its first standalone meeting since 2003. Effective training is essential to the adoption of technology in urological surgery, and ESUT has taken every...
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EAU joins Bladder Cancer Europe roundtable meeting in Brussels

The International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (iCPS) will hold on June 21, 2016 the Bladder Cancer Europe 2016 meeting to highlight the importance of tackling bladder cancer issues by inviting key stakeholders from various sectors. Represented by Prof. Hein Van...
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Ernst J. Zingg (1931-2016)

It is with sadness that we note the death of Professor Ernst J. Zingg, 84, on 27 February 2016, a pioneer in modern European urology. Zingg, born 27 July 1931, spent his youth in Zürich, Switzerland and graduated from...
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EAU experts join 5th IFFU in Beijing

Led by European Association of Urology (EAU) Secretary General Prof. Chris Chapple, a team of EAU representatives joined the 5th International Forum on Frontiers in Urology (IFFU), an annual event which gathers Chinese and international urology experts in Beijing,...
Summer School on personalised medicine for healthcare professionals

Summer School on personalised medicine for healthcare professionals

The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) is offering the first Summer School for personalised medicine specifically designed for clinicians and healthcare professionals (HCPs) and registration is now underway to recruit the first batch of participants. With personalised...