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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...
Walter Artibani: Urologist by chance

Walter Artibani: Urologist by chance

Walter Artibani, 66, is one of the EAU’s active opinion leaders and has served the organisation in various roles, most recently as Adjunct Secretary General for Science for eight years until last year.  He is head of the Department...

EAU TV: New Options for Prostate Cancer Patients

EAU TV spoke to Mark Emberton, UCL, and Eva Johannson, University of Gothenburg at EAU16 about the use and limitations of active surveillance, how it affects quality of life, and a new drug that facilitates better prostate treatment.
Innovations in Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Innovations in Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Full steam ahead on the fourth day of EAU16. Following the morning’s Plenary Session on ageing and the lower urinary tract, Thematic Session 13 addressed non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NIMBC) through several hot-topic and state-of-the-art lectures. Dr. Gianluca Giannarini...
Mark Emberton Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Emerging technologies trigger new approaches. But with the perceived benefits of novel discoveries come the expected criticisms and contrary viewpoints. The issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has prompted closer examination from both its adherents and critics during Thematic...
Treating the elderly Challenges and prospects

Treating the elderly: Challenges and prospects

Treating the elderly for urological disorders such as Lower Urinary Tract (LUT) problems can pose challenges with treatment and diagnostics issues further complicated with the lack of evidence-based medicine. Plenary Session 3 took up the question of providing optimal...

EAU TV: Statins and Prostate Cancer Mortality

EAU TV spoke with Dr Signe Benzon Larsen from Danish Cancer Society at EAU16 about her research into the affect Statins might have on prostate cancer mortality, and what it might mean for treatment in the future, as well...