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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Changing the policy landscape for people with metastatic breast cancer
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30
Changing the policy landscape for people with metastatic breast cancer

 Placing the issue of metastatic breast cancer firmly on the European Parliament’s agenda, Emma McClarkin MEP writes that politicians should highlight the psychosocial needs of sufferers and strive to understand their lives to ensure better …

EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30
EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS
14 Jul 2017 – 10:20
European Commission’s passionate response to AIDS

Thirty years since the first cases of AIDS were reported, the European Commission has been providing funding and support to several developing countries across the globe. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Development and Cooperation …

Optimising prostate cancer care, providing patients with best outcomes
14 Jul 2017 – 10:07
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 …

‘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 …

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 …