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FALCON Workshop focuses on salvage intra-prostatic relapses

The European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) organised the educational and multifunctional FALCON (Fellowship in Anatomic delineation and CONtouring) Workshop during the recently concluded 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16). This year’s FALCON Workshop was a...

National cancer plans: Key element in cancer prevention

The role of national cancer plans cannot be underestimated and remains a key element for an effective pan-European cancer care programme, according to a public healthcare expert who spoke at the 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16)...

High sensitivity urine biomarkers to detect bladder cancer

An investigational, follow-up study by Greek researchers on three urine biomarkers to detect bladder cancer (BCa) has won the first prize for the best unmoderated poster at the recently concluded 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) held...

Active Surveillance for early PCa: Impact of new technology

New technology in imaging and genomic investigations have shed insights on disease diagnosis and progression, while at the same challenging standard medical strategies and prompting cancer specialists to re-think treatment approaches. At the concluding session of the 8th European...

Impact of sports and lifestyle on uro-oncology

Do sports and a healthy lifestyle have a positive impact on health particularly the prostate? This was the central question during the last session of Day 2 at the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) in Milan, Italy....

In Focus: Consequences of pelvic radiotherapy

Urological cancer experts were warned on the far-reaching consequences of high-dosage radiation therapy with a dedicated session that examined the complications and clinical management of radiation-related pelvic cancers held today at the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16)...

EMUC16 grants awards to promising research

Four awardees were honoured for their promising research at the 8th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) in Milan. Awards were granted to the Best in Oral Presentation, and to the top three of the Best Unmoderated Posters....

Kidney cancer: From diagnosis to progression

Improving diagnosis and mapping out optimal treatment strategies for kidney cancer patients topped the second-day agenda of the 8th European Meeting on Urological Cancers (EMUC16) in Milan, Italy. The fourth plenary session focused on the challenges in kidney cancer...

Imaging-guided approaches for PCa recurrences

Current and prospective treatment strategies that employ image-guided approaches for prostate cancer recurrences were examined with experts exploring options in radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Speakers Steven Joniau (BE), Barbara Jereczek-Fossa (IT), George Thalmann (CH) and Cora Sternberg (IT) presented...