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6th EMUC: Active surveillance in PCa, a temporary but indispensable solution
With the concern regarding over-diagnosis and unnecessary treatment in indolent prostate cancer, the option to choose active surveillance (AS) has become a clear fallback position and experts say this may well be the case so long as the concern persists and diagnostic biomarkers remain elusive.
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6th EMUC: Issues and challenges in small renal masses
The various approaches in managing small renal masses ranging from the role of imaging, renal biopsy, active surveillance to focal treatments and radiotherapy were closely examined and discussed in the second day plenary session of the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) in Lisbon, Portugal.
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6th EMUC: Updates and prospects in bladder cancer
Developments and prospects in bladder cancer treatment were examined at the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) in Lisbon, Portugal with experts assessing the efficacy of new imaging tools and the options on how to further refine surgical procedures such as minimally invasive radical cystectomy.
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6th EMUC: Selected oral abstract presentations examine new diagnostics
The latest studies on prostate and kidney cancer diagnostics and treatment of bladder cancer were highlighted during the selected presentations of oral abstracts. Five abstracts were presented in the morning session in the second day of the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) in Lisbon, Portugal.
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6th EMUC: updates on locally advanced kidney cancer
Genomics will play a crucial role in the coming years in managing locally advanced kidney cancer, but the entry of new drugs also carry with it several challenges such as the issue of drug resistance and the role of emerging medical alternatives.
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6th EMUC: Experts examine strategies in prostate cancer management
Optimising treatment and management strategies in prostate cancer took up the first plenary session of the 6th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC) in Lisbon, Portugal, with experts discussing prospects in imaging, radiotherapy and benefits of medical treatment.
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EAU-ICUD Consensus Meeting: strategies in immunotherapy and chemotherapy of PCa
Cancer experts discussed the prospects and pitfalls in current management strategies in prostate cancer particularly those involving emergent treatments such as immunotherapy and standard medical options represented by chemotherapy.
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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.

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Upcoming Events


23 Nov -
24 Nov
1st Confederación Americana de Urologia Residents Education Programme
Punta del Este, Uruguay
03 DecESU organise course during the National Congress of the Egyptian Association of Urology
Hurghada, Egypt
16 Jan -
18 Jan
12th Meeting of the EAU Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU
Munich, Germany
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Prof. Chapple outlines the EAU Congress highlights


What can you expect from the 30th Anniversary EAU Congress? Secretary General-Elect Prof. Chris Chapple outlines the highlights.


A Look at ERUS 2014


Looking back on a successful ERUS 2014! The EAU Robotic Urology Section had its annual meeting in Amsterdam from 17-19 September, 2014. This video looks back at some of the highlights, including live surgery, training and education.


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.



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