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Record abstract submissions for EAU17

The number of abstract submissions for the 32nd Annual EAU Congress (EAU17) in London reached around 5,000 submissions worldwide based on the initial tally. This number surpassed the abstracts submitted to Munich (EAU16) which totalled 4,414 and the 3,975 abstracts...
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Call for Abstracts: ESUI Vision Award 2017

The EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) is calling for abstracts for the ESUI Vision Award 2017, which will be given to the first author of the most innovative imaging study published in urology during the last year. The...
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...

EAU TV: Highlighting Posters from EAU16

EAU TV caught up with two more excellent poster presenters at EAU16: Friedrich Moll, looking at “The European Association of Urology and the Cold War: Observations, interests and influence of East German delegates 1972-1989 “, and Hsiao-Jen Chung on...