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Romania wins Young Urologists Competition

A presentation on new genetic perspectives in prostate and renal cancer which describes emerging research data on the role of genetics in disease progression and diagnostics has won the top prize in the Young Urologists Competition at the 15th Central...

Organ-sparing surgery in testis cancer: Fact or fiction?

The incidence of testis cancer has increased by 40% in the last four decades  particularly in men younger than 35 years, a patient population that is at the peak of their reproductive age which prompts many doctors to consider organ-sparing...

Limits of surgery in metastatic kidney cancer

Not all patients with advanced kidney cancer would benefit from nephrectomy, prompting experts to consider other less radical or aggressive options such as partial nephrectomy or lymph node dissection. “Partial nephrectomy should be considered standard of care whenever possible...

Prostate and kidney cancer studies lead research awards

  Research studies from the Czech Republic and Slovakia led the best abstract presentations at the 15 th Central European Meeting (CEM) which ended today in Budapest, Hungary. J. Stejskal and colleagues bagged the first prize from Karl Storz...

Antibiotic resistance in Europe remains a major challenge

Antibiotic resistance across Europe and in other regions as well has increased in recent years and the key to combat resistance can only be possible if doctors get their act together to reduce antibiotic use and avoid unnecessary procedures...

Cancer topics discussed at Young Urologists Competition

The much-awaited and attended Young Urologists Competition featured a variety of interesting topics in urology with many of the presenters discussing issues in uro-oncology such as active surveillance, neoadjuvant therapies, quality of life and genetic perspectives. Six candidates came...

Challenges in bladder cancer treatment

Challenges in the treatment of bladder cancer like BCG shortage, chemotherapy and alternative therapies were examined in the plenary session of the 15th Central European Meeting (CEM15) with experts looking into issues like adverse effects and efficacy of standard...