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EMUC15: Systemic treatment for metastatic kidney cancer

New drug combinations, side-effects of systemic therapy and prospects in the management of renal cell carcinoma were taken up in the second plenary session of the 7th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers  (EMUC15) with experts weighing in the...

EMUC15: Examining new issues and challenges in prostate cancer

From precision grading, imaging, genomics to epidemiology, a range of issues that impact prostate cancer therapies were examined by a multidisciplinary team of experts which gathered today in Barcelona for the 7th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC15)....

ESO conference tackles thorny prostate cancer issues

Controversial issues such as prostate cancer screening and the changing role of surgery in advanced diseased were discussed in the opening plenary session of the European School of Oncology (ESO) with experts acknowledging the role of timely screening while...

Understanding the role of biomarkers in PCa treatment

With the current emphasis on providing personalised treatment to prostate cancer patients, expectations on the role of biomarkers may have been too high and experts say delivering optimal management requires understanding the usefulness of biomarkers within the context of...
Targeted and immunotherapies: Boosting bladder cancer research

Targeted and immunotherapies: Boosting bladder cancer research

Bladder cancer is a urological malignancy that remains a challenge to both clinicians and researchers. However, recent developments indicate that targeted and immunotherapies will increasingly take a front-line role in treating this deadly disease which is considered as the...

High hopes for advances in bladder cancer treatment

Cancer experts have high hopes for advances in bladder cancer treatment despite the widespread perception among medical professionals that studies on the deadly disease are fewer compared with other onco-urological malignancies such as prostate cancer. At the upcoming 7th...

6th EMUC: Issues and challenges in small renal masses

The various approaches in managing small renal masses ranging from the role of imaging, renal biopsy, active surveillance to focal treatments and radiotherapy were closely examined and discussed in the second day plenary session of the 6th European Multidisciplinary...