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Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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Symptoms, treatment, follow-up & everything about PCa
30 Mar 2016 – 17:16
Symptoms, treatment, follow-up & everything about PCa

Dr. Laurent Fossion, M.D., Urologist, FeBU, gives the whole picture on care, prevention and treatment of prostate cancer in Europe
Exact causes for prostate cancer are still unknown, but dietary habits (Western feeding pattern) and genetic …

From therapeutic nihilism to diversity in treatment options – what can be added?
30 Mar 2016 – 17:11
From therapeutic nihilism to diversity in treatment options – what can be added?

Despite extensive use of radical treatments, such as surgery and radiotherapy, and constant technical innovations, mortality rates remain high. Prof Bertand Tombal, Consultant Urologist, Brussels Saint-Luc University Hospital lists out whats missing in the battle …

Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK
30 Mar 2016 – 17:06
Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK

All cancers are required to be diagnosed sufficiently early if treatment should to be successful and prostate cancer appears to be the most difficult as patients often show no early symptoms. Gary Steele, M.B.E, Chairman, …

Improving European healthcare with evidence-based information
30 Mar 2016 – 16:59
Improving European healthcare with evidence-based information

For almost 40 years, the European Association of Urology has addressed the most pressing concerns of urological diseases. Prof. Dr. Nicolas Mottet and Prof. Dr. Hein Van Poppel — on behalf of the EAU — …

Rethinking doctor-patient relationships in a digital era
30 Mar 2016 – 16:38
Rethinking doctor-patient relationships in a digital era

Though we live in a digital era, most patients reportedly leave their oncologists’ clinics with several questions unanswered. Prof. Louis Denis, M.D. FACS gives a re-think about the relationships
A great deal of patient dissatisfaction and several …

The role of MRI in prostate cancer expands
30 Mar 2016 – 15:25
The role of MRI in prostate cancer expands

The role of imaging techniques such as multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) in prostate cancer is set to expand in the coming years, particularly in cases where technology is more integrated with treatment. Prof Jelle Barentsz, Professor …

Targeted prostate biopsy gets cost-effective
30 Mar 2016 – 14:58
Targeted prostate biopsy gets cost-effective

Exact Imaging’s breakthrough ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound system enables a 300% improvement in resolution over the current ultrasound systems. Urologists can now accurately visualise suspicious regions in the prostate and better target biopsies for better and more …

It’s time to take action, or it could be you…
30 Mar 2016 – 14:45
It’s time to take action, or it could be you…

Considering that prostate cancer is effecting one in nine men, there are chances that 51 MPs, 67 members of House of Lords and 52 MEPs already have or will develop the commonest cancer of men …

Improving patient safety and embracing technology
30 Mar 2016 – 13:37
Improving patient safety and embracing technology

Canvassing for innovative mobile solutions in disease management and improving patient safety, MEP Piernicola Pedicini, Member of EP’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety explores measures that could potentially boost the uptake …

PCa specialist nursing workforce under threat
30 Sep 2015 – 09:07
PCa specialist  nursing workforce  under threat

With a diminishing nurse:patient ratio and no consistent approach for training a new workforce, Professor Sara Faithfull worries that patients in Europe might face a future without the expertise these nurses offer
According to new research …