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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...