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  • 11 April 2014 19:55

    Pavone-Macaluso wins EAU Willy Gregoir Award

    Prof. Michele Pavone Macaluso (Palermo, IT) has won the Willy Gregoir Medal 2014, the European Association of Urology’s (EAU) highest honour, leading several awardees during the EAU’s 29th Annual Congress which opened today in Stockholm, Sweden. Pavone Macaluso is head of the Dept. of Urology ...

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  • 11 April 2014 17:24

    First joint EAU-SIU session focusses on urothelial carcinoma

    The first joint session of the European Association of Urology (EAU) and the Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) discussed risk stratification, conservative management and surgical approaches to urothelial carcinomas, with lively discussion and enthusiastic participation from the audience.

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  • 11 April 2014 16:48

    EAU-ICUD Consultation sparks debate

    Friday’s EAU-ICUD Consultation on minimally-invasive surgery in urology (MISU) marked an end to the “closed shop” that typified consultation meetings of the past. As the chapter editors of the upcoming ICUD publication took the audience through the drafts of the chapters, the audience was ...

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  • 11 April 2014 14:59

    Value of PSA screening assessed at World Chinese Joint Session

    As part of the World Chinese Joint Session, organized for the very first time at the EAU Congress, the advantages and disadvantages of PSA screening for prostate cancer were discussed from the European and Asian perspectives. Prof. Per-Anders Abrahamsson (SE) mentioned how early detection can ...

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  • 11 April 2014 14:13

    Antimicrobial resistance in urology – joint session cautions “prudence”

    The worrying problem of urinary infection came under the spotlight at the well-attended opening day joint session on antimicrobial resistance given by the European Association of Urology and the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC). The ECDC was established by the European Union institution ...

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  • 11 April 2014 10:28

    Dutch expert: PSA screening is here to stay despite debate

    Despite the continuing debate regarding the harms and benefits of PSA screening, prostate cancer experts from the Netherlands are convinced that PSA screening “is here to stay.”

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  • 02 April 2014 13:57

    What's new at the Annual EAU Congress?

    The EAU Congress has a very successful format which ensures the delivery of science in the most efficient manner. At the same time, the EAU Scientific Congress Office always makes sure to include new formats, partnerships and activities into the traditional programme – to keep up with the ...

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  • 20 March 2014 14:55

    Seven reasons why you should be on Twitter for #EAU14

    Nobody needs convincing that social media is useful, popular and very effective. Twitter is especially handy when it comes to professional use: news and comments spread fast and we get commentary from opinion leaders as if in our own mailbox. It feels personal and global at the same time.

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  • 13 March 2014 14:43

    EAU14 Highlight: Testosterone replacement in older men

    The upcoming 29th Annual EAU Congress will address a number of challenging topics which currently raise much discussion in the international urological community. One of such topics is testosterone replacement therapy in older men. Prof. Jens Sonksen (DK), member of the EAU Scientific Congress ...

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  • 13 March 2014 14:41

    Committee presents candidates for Secretary General Elect and Chair of the Guidelines Office

    Following an open application process in the summer of 2013, the EAU Search and Nomination Committee has put forth two candidates for approval at the next EAU General Assembly. Prof. Christopher Chapple (Sheffield, GB) has been selected as the candidate for the position of Secretary General Elect, ...

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