Up close and personal with Mr GDPR
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Identifying patients with early prostate cancer
28 Sep 2015 – 09:07
Identifying patients with early prostate cancer

As newly diagnosed men can have either aggressive or indolent tumors, Dr Colin R W Hayward, European Medical Director, Myriad Genetics says There is a clear need to further personalize initial management approaches for men …

Epidemiology of prostate cancer in Europe
28 Sep 2015 – 09:07

By Emanuele Crocetti, MD, Public Health Policy Support Unit, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection at European Commission
Reliable information on the burden and outcome of cancer in a population are provided by population-based cancer registries …

Improving prostate cancer treatment
28 Sep 2015 – 09:07
Improving prostate cancer treatment

Multiparametric MR imaging in conjunction with biomarker and genomic data will hopefully generate a cancer risk map score for the entire prostate. Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen says this obviates the need for invasive biopsy …

Europe has breast cancer units – so why not PCa units?
28 Sep 2015 – 09:06
Europe has breast cancer units – so why not PCa units?

The time has come to consider this problematic issue and promote establishment of PCUs in Europe, says Dr. Riccardo Valdagni, Coordinator of the European School of Oncology’s Prostate Cancer Programme and Director of the Radiotherapy

Prostate …

Refining diagnostic and treatment protocols for prostate cancer
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Refining diagnostic and treatment  protocols for prostate cancer

Since most prostate cancers develop slowly and disease progression depends on tumour characteristics, Prof.Hein Van Poppel says refining treatment becomes essential
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the third most commonly occurring cancer in European men. The trend …

A supplemental blood test for the detection of prostate cancer
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
A supplemental blood test for the detection of prostate cancer

There are several benefits to both patient and payer for a PSA supplemental laboratory developed test. Dr.Howard Urnovitz from Chronix Biomedical says that it makes the entire approach of screening for prostate cancer more accurate

Fighting Prostate Cancer: a European Union Challenge
15 Apr 2014 – 15:46
Fighting Prostate Cancer: a European Union Challenge

By Isabel De la Mata, Principal Adviser with special interest in Health, European Commission
Male cancer patterns in the European Union are changing; lung cancer is declining but prostate cancer is increasing, affecting around one million …

New Initiative on Prostate Cancer in Europe
15 Apr 2014 – 15:28
New Initiative on Prostate Cancer in Europe

 
By Gunnar Schroefel, Bayer Pharma AG, Global Advocacy Lead Oncology
Bayer HealthCare is a global company with a strong commitment to developing and delivering new treatments in cancer.  In particular, it is active in the development …

Fostering Innovation to Improve Prostate Cancer Care in Europe
15 Apr 2014 – 14:45
Fostering Innovation to Improve Prostate Cancer Care in Europe

By Chris Bangma, Professor and Chairman department of Urology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Europe has a privileged position when it comes to prostate cancer research and treatment. Not only when looking at the …

Viewpoint on an EU-Wide Diabetes Strategy
05 Mar 2014 – 11:02
Viewpoint on an EU-Wide Diabetes Strategy

By Andrew JM Boulton, President, European Association for the Study of Diabetes 
Diabetes, particularly type 2, is reaching epidemic proportions across the world including European countries. Indeed if all those with diabetes across the world were …