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From Bench to Bedside: Promoting Better Health Outcomes for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
06 Oct 2011 – 11:30
From Bench to Bedside: Promoting Better Health Outcomes for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Dr Ken J. Lee, Head of Medical Affairs Oncology Region Europe/Canada, Bayer
Today, significant advances in basic and clinical medicine have resulted in new clinical options for men living with castration-resistant (hormone-refractory) prostate cancer (CRPC).  Several …

Prostate-Specific-Antigen (PSA) in Prostate Cancer Screening and Robot-Assisted Surgery
06 Oct 2011 – 11:10
Prostate-Specific-Antigen (PSA) in Prostate Cancer Screening and Robot-Assisted Surgery

Dr Hans van Brabandt, Medical Doctor and Medical Expert at the Belgium Health Care Knowledge Centre, KCE
The present document summarises the conclusions of the 2006 report from the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE): “Prostate-specific-antigen …

The Accurate Screening of Prostate Cancer in Europe
06 Oct 2011 – 11:01
The Accurate Screening of Prostate Cancer in Europe

Chris H Bangma, MD PhD, Chairman of Urology, Erasmus Medical University Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The dramatic growth in scientific research focused prostate cancer continues to challenge health professionals and public health authorities worldwide. Recent …

Prostate Cancer Drug Development in Europe: Collaboration for Solution
06 Oct 2011 – 10:23
Prostate Cancer Drug Development in Europe: Collaboration for Solution

Edwina Baskin-Bey, M.D., Sue Jones, PhD., Kevin Hartley, BSc, Chris Thomson, PhD., Frank Perabo, M.D., PhD., Stefan Holmstrom, MSc, SteveVan Os, M.D. Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. & Astellas Pharma Europe B.V
Prostate cancer is being diagnosed …

The EU debate on prostate cancer
05 May 2011 – 10:30

Susan Galbraith, Vice President and Head of Oncology, Innovative Medicines, AstraZeneca
Prostate cancer remains one of the most common malignancies, is still under-researched and is not well served by novel therapies, particularly when tumours progress to …

Influenza: the lull before the storm
30 Nov 2010 – 16:44
Influenza: the lull before the storm

Professor John Oxford highlights the lessons learnt from the 2009 global outbreak of Swine flu

Paradoxically, but also fortunately, preparations for the influenza 2009 ‘A’ Swine (H1N1) outbreak began long ago in 1997. In that …

A prudent system of checks and balances for care of the elderly but no blank cheques
23 Nov 2010 – 10:52
A prudent system of checks and balances for care of the elderly but no blank cheques

By Lord Lipsey

At last, there is hope for progress on that most wicked of wicked issues, long-term care of the elderly. In July, the government set up a three-man commission to tackle the …

Tackling the spread of MRSA
23 Nov 2010 – 10:46
Tackling the spread of MRSA

By Sir Richard Thompson, President, Royal College of Physicians
With the notable exceptions of the Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands, meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become endemic in healthcare organisations across Europe and many other …

Why is lung cancer not like breast cancer?
23 Nov 2010 – 10:16
Why is lung cancer not like breast cancer?

By Mary ER O’Brien MD FRCP, Kofi Nimako MBChB MRCP, Sanjay Popat PhD MRCP
Recent statistics and a trend over the past 5-10 years show that the mortality from breast cancer is decreasing in the …