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EMUC20: Highlights in GU cancers

Active surveillance should be considered the first treatment for prostate cancer in order to ensure the best quality of life. This was one of the key messages of Mr. André Deschamps’ (BE) presentation during the “Highlights in GU cancers” session on the first day of the 12th European Multidisciplinary Congress on Urological Cancers (EMUC20 Virtual). Mr. […]

EAU pushes for the inclusion of early detection of prostate cancer in the EU Cancer Plan

Prof. Hein van Poppel at the European Parliament on World Cancer Day (4 February 2020) In its constant devotion to improving patient care, the EAU has become increasingly active in the European political landscape. Prof. Hein Van Poppel (Leuven, BE), Adjunct Secretary General responsible for education, is the driving force behind the EAU’s activities in […]

EAU kicks off its first ever virtual Annual Congress

Today marks a new chapter for the European Association of Urology. For its 35th edition, the Annual EAU Congress is taking place not in a major European capital, but online. The scientific programme of the regular congress was re-arranged into a ten-day virtual congress following the cancellation of the regular congress. Thanks to innovative online congress […]

“EAU20 will still provide state-of-the-art urological science”

The EAU is on course for its first online-only Annual Congress: the EAU20 Virtual Congress and Theme Week. Coming up with a suitable scientific programme based on the physical EAU20 was a Herculean task for Scientific Congress Office (SCO) chair Prof. Peter Albers (Düsseldorf, DE) and his team. We spoke with him about the challenges […]

“EU must do more on prostate cancer”

“Prostate cancer is a silent killer of men across Europe, with men often almost having to apologise for asking for better care,” opened Prof. James N’Dow (GB), EAU Guidelines Office chair, as he moderated a session on early detection of prostate cancer in a virtual conference organised by the European Alliance of Personalised Medicine (EAPM). […]

YAU names Dr. Gómez Rivas as new Chairman

The Young Academic Urologists (YAU) declared Dr. Juan Gómez Rivas (ES) as its new Chairman after online elections were held from 15 to 17 May 2020. About 78 YAU members viewed the candidates’ video presentations and received links where to cast their votes. Dr. Gómez Rivas succeeded Prof. Selçuk Silay (TR) and will serve a four-year term. In […]

Update: COVID19 Resources for Urologists

The EAU is a strong and diverse community and we can learn from each other so that we can make the best decisions for our patients in this challenging time. While many of our colleagues and members are working on the front line to respond to the pandemic, the EAU is working to provide easy […]

UPDATE: EAU20 to go virtual

It is with great regret that, after lengthy deliberation and considering all information currently available to us, the Board and Executive of the European Association of Urology have to announce the cancellation of the 35th Annual EAU Congress July, 17 – 21, 2020. Since public health safety measures in relation to COVID-19 are now extended worldwide, […]

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