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State-of-the-art lecture: beyond the androgen receptor

State-of-the-art lecture: beyond the androgen receptor

Unfortunately, these castration-resistant PCa (CRPC) are almost uniformly lethal within a few months, not before having induced morbid complications, including painful skeletal events (SRE). Although understanding and bypassing the process of resistance to castration has been one of most...
EAU Research Foundation: strategic plans gain momentum

EAU Research Foundation: strategic plans gain momentum

Now in its fifth year, the EAU Research Foundation (EAU-RF) has gained the needed impetus in its efforts to actively contribute to urological research and act as a bridge between urological centres, research organisations and the EAU. “We have...
High-level congress of the Association of Urological Nurses

High-level congress of the Association of Urological Nurses

Bente and I were invited to Istanbul for the fourth congress of the Turkish Urological Nurses Association to represent the EAUN and European urology nursing. This four-day conference started with two courses: one on the current practice of laparoscopic...
Boost your career in 2011: apply for scholarship this winter!

Boost your career in 2011: apply for scholarship this winter!

European Urology Scholarship Programme (EUSP) offers numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. Make use of these opportunities and apply for a urological scholarship before 31 March 2011. Depending on your level and field of expertise, you can choose...
Guidelines Office Update

Guidelines Office Update

A very successful meeting with all the panel chairs was held in Rome last November and it was gratifying to hear the progress they all made. We have restarted our two ad hoc panels specifically for the Vienna Congress....
ESUI Vision Award: submit your nominations today

ESUI Vision Award: submit your nominations today

The EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) calls for candidates for the ESUI Vision Award, which will be given to the first author of the most innovative imaging study in urology published during 2010. The award is sponsored by...
8th ESOU Meeting: bladder cancer session, key messages

8th ESOU Meeting: bladder cancer session, key messages

Issues in the detection and management of bladder cancer were discussed in the second-day plenary session of the 8th EAU Section of Urological Oncology (ESOU) Meeting (CEM) held today in London, the United Kingdom. Topics covered during the session...
8th ESOU Meeting: renal cancer session, key messages

8th ESOU Meeting: renal cancer session, key messages

The 8th EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) Meeting held over the weekend in London, United Kingdom, re-examined medical and surgical issues in renal cell cancer with topics covering targeted therapies, focal therapy, laparoscopic nephrectomy, small renal tumours, surgery...
8th ESOU challenges well-entrenched approaches in PCa therapies

8th ESOU challenges well-entrenched approaches in PCa therapies

With a record number of more than 900 registrations and a high attendance rate, the 8th EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU) opened today in London (UK) with the first-day session tackling issues that examine and challenge some well-established...