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Concerted efforts needed to keep prostate cancer in public agenda

Equitable healthcare access and keeping cancer awareness high in the public agenda are among the challenges that remain despite medical advances and technological breakthroughs, say health experts and policy makers who gathered today in Brussels for the seventh Prostate...
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Four countries sign up for EAU en-bloc membership

National urological associations in four countries have signed up with the European Association of Urology (EAU) for en-bloc membership, bringing the estimated total of EAU members from around the world to more than 16,000 members. “We welcome the new...
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International recognition from our worldwide partners

As the representative body for urologists in Europe and beyond, we put a lot of effort in developing and maintaining close relations with the independent national and international urological societies. One illustrative example is the Urology Beyond Europe sessions...
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EMUC16: National cancer prevention plans need a boost

National cancer plans, which are vital for an effective pan-European cancer care programme, should look closer at prevention, rehabilitation and survivorship issues, according to a public healthcare expert who spoke at the 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers...
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EMUC16: Re-thinking active surveillance strategies in PCa

With the emergence of more precise imaging and new results from genomic investigations, onco-urology experts are challenging standard medical strategies and are re-thinking their treatment regimens to achieve better patient care. At the concluding session of the 8th European...
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EMUC16: Consequences of pelvic radiotherapy

Urological cancer experts were warned on the far-reaching consequences of high-dosage radiation therapy with a dedicated session that examined the complications and clinical management of radiation-related pelvic cancers held today at the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16)...
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EMUC16: Kidney cancer — from diagnosis to progression

Improving diagnosis and mapping out optimal treatment strategies for kidney cancer patients topped the second-day agenda of the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) in Milan, Italy. The fourth plenary session focused on the challenges in kidney cancer...