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Pure science: 9th World Congress on Urological Research

Pure science: 9th World Congress on Urological Research

The European Section of Urological Research is pleased to announce the 9th World Congress on Urological Research which will take place in Innsbruck, Austria, on 15-17 September 2011. Organised together with the American Society for Basic Urological Research (SBUR),...
Take a free ESU course every week

Take a free ESU course every week

Webcasts of ESU courses from the 26th Annual EAU Congress have now been reviewed to include a set of multiple choice questions. This format makes it much easier for urologists to evaluate the knowledge he or she gained from...
Urological groups link up for African urology

Urological groups link up for African urology

Coordinated efforts are underway to improve the state of urology in Sub-Saharan Africa with three international urological associations pooling their resources together to support urological education and training in the region. Called the Global Philantrophic Project (GPP), the Societe...
ESUT Live Surgery: watch cases online

ESUT Live Surgery: watch cases online

The 26th Annual EAU Congress featured an extensive live surgery session organised by the EAU Section of Uro-Technology. The cases from this full-day session were edited into a series of educational cases and can now be viewed though EAU...
26th Annual EAU Congress: 2nd prize Best Abstract in Oncology

26th Annual EAU Congress: 2nd prize Best Abstract in Oncology

T. S. O`Brien and colleagues (London, UK) won the second prize for Best Abstract in Oncology during the 26th Annual EAU Congress held recently in Vienna, Austria. Below is the winning abstract, unedited and without additional commentary: Title: A...
Docetaxel as a vital option for corticosteroid-refractory prostate cancer

Docetaxel as a vital option for corticosteroid-refractory prostate cancer

The efficacy of docetaxel (TAX) chemotherapy for corticosteroid-refractory refractory prostate cancer (CRPC) is uncertain. H. Kume and colleagues conducted a study to investigate docetaxel as an option in treating corticosteroid-refractory prostate cancer. They published their findings in an online...
How to develop clinical guidelines?

How to develop clinical guidelines?

Evidence-based medicine and the challenges of putting together the EAU Guidelines were discussed yesterday during a three-hour training session aimed at members of the EAU Guidelines committees as well as urologists interested in writing systematic scientific reviews. The interactive...
Late Breaking News: A preview

Late Breaking News: A preview

One of the final sessions of the congress will host three speakers presenting the very latest developments in their research. The Late Breaking News presentations, part of the fourth plenary session, will provide real “scoops” for attending urologists. All...