Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?
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Before AI gets to the point of threatening humanity and becomes a superhuman tech, we should build clear rules to ensure that robots serve human interests at all times. Mady Devaux MEP  says the EU has …

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POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS: Fixing diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
30 Sep 2015 – 09:00
POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS: Fixing diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer (PCa) is one of the most urgent medical problems in adult males and is the most widespread and third deadliest cancer for men in the European Union. It is very well known that …

Improving outcomes of advanced prostate cancer in Europe: a call to action
28 Sep 2015 – 09:10
Improving outcomes of advanced prostate cancer in Europe: a call to action

Differences in early diagnosis and management of patients with high-risk localized disease can play an important role in cancer outcomes, says Christine Geffriaud-Ricouard, MD, Medical Director, Sanofi Oncology

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer …

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 …