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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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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: Imaging and the treatment landscape for recurrent PCa

Current and prospective treatment strategies that employ image-guided approaches for prostate cancer recurrences were examined with experts exploring options in radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Speakers Steven Joniau (BE), Barbara Jereczek-Fossa (IT), George Thalmann (CH) and Cora Sternberg (IT) presented...
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EMUC16: Experts tackle combined therapies in prostate cancer

Systemic treatments and optimizing various forms of therapies in high-risk and metastatic forms of prostate cancer were examined at the first-day plenary session of the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) which opened today in Milan, Italy. With...
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ESUI16: Role of MRI needs further validation

Emerging imaging technologies such as multi-parametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI) offer benefits but more empirical studies are needed to support quality assessments of emerging imaging procedures. At the opening plenary session of the 5th EAU Section of Urological Imaging...
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Movember UROwebinar: Debate on screening for PCa

Early screening for prostate cancer has long been a controversial topic for urologists and oncologists alike. On the one hand it can detect cancer while it can still be treated, but on the other hand it also risks overtreatment...