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EAU uniquely placed to help European urologists’ ambitions

Every year, the EAU meets with representatives from Europe’s national urological societies in Noordwijk, on the Dutch coast, for a discussion on how the EAU and the societies can help each other raise urological care across the continent. Topics...

Movember UROwebinar: Debate on screening for PCa

Early screening for prostate cancer has long been a controversial topic for urologists and oncologists alike. On the one hand it can detect cancer while it can still be treated, but on the other hand it also risks overtreatment...

Urology Week 2015: EU meeting, press campaigns to patient counselling

Diverse activities marked this year’s Urology Week ranging from the political, institutional to the personal as hospitals, clinics, urological associations and patient groups conducted information campaigns, dialogues with patients and press briefings that focused on prostate cancer and other...

Impact of prostate cancer on European society

As part of this year’s European Prostate Cancer Awareness Day (EPAD), key policy makers, scientific experts, European urological associations and representatives of patient groups gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the impact of prostate cancer on...

Stone treatment: What do the patients want?

Interventional stone treatment patterns have dramatically changed within the last 35 years. Open stone surgery, standard until the late 70ies was replaced by minimal-invasive technique starting with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL), followed and soon replaced as well for a decade...

EAU Patient Information on Urinary Incontinence: Helping break the taboo

The latest EAU Patient Information set deals with urinary incontinence, a medical condition that although common is widely underreported. The social, psychological, and even economic consequences of incontinence should not be underestimated. In different international studies, “between 8 and...
EAU Patient Information initiative expands – new translations online

EAU Patient Information initiative expands – new translations online

The Patient Information project of the European Association of Urology (EAU) continues to grow. Translations of major urological topics such as kidney cancer and benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) have been recently published online in Croatian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Turkish and...