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EMUC14 Interview: Surgery remains the gold standard for high-risk kidney cancer
Surgery remains by far the most effective treatment for kidney cancer patients despite the advent of so-called targeted therapies, and cancer experts agree that more studies are needed in the field of molecular or genetic studies to boost emerging non-surgical therapeutic options.
Continue reading >13-08-2014      152 views


In Memoriam: Chris Heyns 1949 - 2014
It is a great loss to urology and with enormous regret that we report the death of Professor Chris Heyns on August 2, 2014 at the age of 65. He was an extremely inspiring colleague, friend and academic leader. He made an enormous contribution to urology, in particular in the field of functional urology and it was an honour to work with him as co-chair of the International Consultation on urethral strictures.
Continue reading >07-08-2014      717 views


Image-guided therapies for prostate, kidney cancers in ESUI’s Lisbon meeting
The 3rd Annual Meeting of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) in Lisbon, Portugal in November this year will present image-guided therapies for prostate and kidney cancers, complementing the comprehensive scientific programme of the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC).
Continue reading >04-08-2014      343 views


Prof. Walter Artibani: Finding the balance between scientific innovation and education in all EAU activities
Professor Walter Artibani will end his second term as Adjunct Secretary General, responsible for Science at the annual Congress in Madrid 2015. In this interview he elaborates upon the challenges, successes and the rewards of the position he has held since 2007.
Continue reading >30-07-2014      497 views


Call for applications: EAU Adjunct Secretary General – Science
The EAU is looking for a new Adjunct Secretary General, responsible for Science to join the EAU Executive. Prof. Walter Artibani will finish his second four-year term by the 30th Annual EAU Congress in Madrid, and the Search & Nomination committee is looking for a suitable replacement. Experienced EAU members are invited to submit an application by September 15th!
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11th ERUS: Unique combination of live surgery and robotic training
For the first time in its history, the annual EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) meeting is coming to the Netherlands. The 11th edition of the ERUS meeting will take place from 17-19 September 2014, at the Beurs van Berlage in downtown Amsterdam. High quality robotic surgery by international experts with interactive moderation will take centre stage during this meeting.
Continue reading >10-07-2014      847 views


The 1st ESU Masterclass on Lasers
On October 30-31, the European School of Urology (ESU) will organise a Masterclass on Lasers in urology, in collaboration with the EAU Section on Uro-Technology (ESUT). European Urology Today sat down with the organisers of the master class, Profs. Joan Palou and Evangelos Liatsikos.
Continue reading >08-07-2014      969 views


About the European Association of Urology

For almost 40 years the EAU has addressed the most pressing issues of urological care in Europe, through its scientific and educational initiatives, as well as its publications.

The EAU delivers training, stimulates research, organises exchanges and broadcasts information. EAU History books record the evolution of urology as a specialty, and the EAU Guidelines support urologists in their day-to-day practice.

More than 16,000 professionals have joined the EAU and together we create and explore numerous opportunities for professional growth and knowledge-sharing.

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Upcoming Events


05 Sep -
10 Sep
12th European Urology Residents Education Programme (EUREP)
Prague, Czech Republic
05 SepESU organised course on Diagnosis of prostate cancer local failure and metastases at the time of the national congress of the Polish Urological Association
Warsaw, Poland
17 Sep -
19 Sep
11th Meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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A paradigm shift in the treatment of pelvic pain


In this interview, R. Peeker is talking about the changes in urology practice which enable a better differentiated approach to the treatment of patients with pelvic pain.


Prof. M. Kuczyk on urological options to preserve the best QoL



In this interview, Prof. Kuczyk summarises some of the take home messages from the joint EAU-ESSO meeting at the #eau14.


Prof. Bob Djavan on the ambitions of the EAU Regional Office


In this interview, Prof. Djavan talks about the role of the EAU Regional Office at #eau14 and its ambitious plans for the upcoming years.



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