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PCa17: Treatment of oligometastatic prostate cancer

In men with oligometastatic prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy (RP) is linked to higher survival rates compared with other therapies, and patients also benefit from less palliative treatment.  “Local therapy (radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy) seem safe and reduce the...
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PCa17: Future perspectives in prostate cancer therapies

There are a number of promising biomarkers at different molecular levels but independent and prospective validation is needed if the medical community and cancer patients are to benefit from these research outcomes. “We can expect several developments in the...
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PCa17: Young urologists appreciate point-by-point discussions

Point-by-point discussions and practical insights on key treatment and management strategies in prostate cancer have impressed young urologists who are participating at the two-day EAU Update on Prostate Cancer (PCa17) in Vienna. PCa17, the first in a planned series...
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PCa17: Examining challenges in diagnosis and staging

With more than 300 participants including faculty and exhibitors, the EAU Update on Prostate Cancer (PCa17) opened in Vienna today, the first in a planned series of educational and interactive compact meetings on onco-urological diseases. Challenges in diagnosis, staging...
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Doctors have low awareness of challenges faced by PCa ‘survivors’

Men who have been treated or discharged from hospital following prostate cancer treatment undergo various health and psychological conditions, but awareness of these problems among doctors remains low, according to healthcare professionals. “One challenge is the need for awareness...

Video: The first meeting in the new EAU onco-urology series

The new EAU Update on Prostate Cancer (PCa17) is a unique and fully interactive, expert-led educational meeting focused on prostate cancer (PCa) management. Special offer including accommodation As a special introduction, EAU members can attend this meeting for just...
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PCa17: Assessing treatment options for advanced prostate disease

Determining disease stage and progression in metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) and a careful consideration of individual patient characteristics are among the key issues that urologists should keep in mind in patients with advanced prostate disease. These are among the...
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PCA17: New onco-urology series

The new EAU Update on Prostate Cancer (PCa17) is a unique and fully interactive, expert-led educational meeting focused on prostate cancer (PCa) management. With case discussions and 16 breakout sessions, participants will interact with some of the best international...