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‘Harmonised reimbursement approach key to reducing treatment inequalities’
14 Jul 2017 – 10:07
‘Harmonised reimbursement approach key to reducing treatment inequalities’

Personalised breast cancer treatment for patients in Europe should be a priority, however a discordant reimbursement process means that many cannot access vital tests to prevent under or over treatment. Dr Marjolaine Baldo, EMEA Commercial …

Role of immunologic prevention and therapy for prostate cancer
14 Jul 2017 – 10:05
Role of immunologic prevention and therapy for prostate cancer

Analysing several forms of immune modulation for prostate cancer and cases of early detection, Dr Arnulf Stenzl, Chairman, EberhardKarlsUniversity, explains why early treatment using a form of vaccination might treat the disease better
Prostate cancer is …

Tackling breast cancer: Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and collaboration
14 Jul 2017 – 10:05
Tackling breast cancer: Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and collaboration

Despite several medical advancements in the last decade, the mortality rate of breast cancer remains high across Europe. Alexander Roediger, Policy Lead – Oncology for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada (EMEAC) and Dr Christian …

The European plan of action to end AIDS
14 Jul 2017 – 10:01
The European plan of action to end AIDS

The threat of HIV/AIDS has receded in several countries across the world. However, eastern Europe and Central Asia are exceptions to this. The number of newly reported HIV cases are increasing ever so fast in …

Optimising prostate cancer care, providing patients with best outcomes
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
Optimising prostate cancer care, providing patients with best outcomes

Innovative genomic-based diagnostic technologies can help patients and healthcare professionals to assess risk and personalise treatment. Claire Takizawa and Juliette Plun-Favreau from Genomic Health explain why barriers to equal access should be urgently addressed
Prostate cancer …

The role of micro-ultrasound imaging in PCa screening and management
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00

ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound offers a 300% improvement in resolution over conventional ultrasound, and is proving highly sensitive to prostate cancer, providing a powerful new tool to improve patient care
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in …

Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy

Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy combines state of the art imaging and radiotherapy techniques. Dr Ben Pais, Vice President Medical Affairs, Elekta, says it will contribute to better, more efficient and cost-effective treatment of patients with …

Need for a multidisciplinary approach to PCa
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00

By Prof Giuseppe Morgia, Urology Section, Department of Surgery, University of Catania
Prostate cancer (PCa) represents the most common cancer in men in developed countries in 2013. Incident cases increased more for prostate cancer than any …

PSA testing: A more informed approach
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00

By Chris Booth, Trustee, CHAPS Men’s Health Charity
Despite continuing controversy, (1) for the foreseeable future the blood test Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) remains the only initial, simple, cheap option available to screen for Prostate Cancer …

Future challenges for better control of prostate cancer
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
Future challenges for better control of prostate cancer

Reducing over-diagnosis and the resulting overtreatment through refined and improved early detection is crucial in improving the quality of life and survival of prostate cancer patients. Dr Tit Albreht, Head of Centre, National Institute of …