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EAU17: Activating patients is key to enhanced recovery

Prof. James Catto (GB) was one of the closing speakers of the third Plenary Session at EAU17, speaking with great enthusiasm about the post-cystectomy ‘ERAS’ approach to patient care. Plenary Session 3 was mainly focused on bladder cancer and...
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EAU17: Expert challenges expert

At Thematic Session 2, ‘Expert Challenges Expert,’ specialist surgeons presented opposing surgical treatments, aiming to provide either a critique or an alternative view of a standard procedure; a format which led to an engrossing session covering salvage prostatectomy and...
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EAU17: Thematic Session explores personalised medicine in prostate cancer

Knowledge of overexpressed oncogenes and the importance of the transcription factor ETS-related gene (ERG) and cytokines in relation to individualised therapy in prostate cancer, were examined today during the “Personalised medicine in urological oncology” session chaired by Prof. Zoran Culig...
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EAU17: Breakthroughs in andrology

New insights into the gold standards, developments and controversies within andrology were deliberated today in the state-of-the-art lectures of the “Hot topics in andrology” session chaired by Prof. Dr. Francesco Montorsi (IT) and Prof. Hein Van Poppel (BE). The...
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In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Jaakko Elo (1925-2017)

Eminent Finnish Urologist Prof. Dr. Jaako Elo passed away on Saturday 28th January 2017. He was 91 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. Jaakko Elo was born on 25 July 1925 in Kojkemäki, Finland....
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EAU Symposium- a success at EUSC 2016

Workshops, hands-on-training courses and state-of-the-art lectures presented by the European Association of Urology (EAU) during the 5th Emirates Urological Society Conference 2016 (EUSC 2016) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have demonstrated the growing ties between the EAU and...
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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...