Julian King : EU needs concerted and collaborative effort against terrorism
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As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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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 …

Post-2015 development agenda: Opportunities for action on climate change
28 Sep 2015 – 09:10
Post-2015 development agenda: Opportunities for action on climate change

To safeguard development gains made under the MDGs, action on adaptation is needed and mitigation is essential if we want to remain at 1.5 degrees of warming. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of …

New development goals lack the required resources
28 Sep 2015 – 09:10
New development goals lack the required resources

Public-private financing partnerships was the buzzword at the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa. Will public sector money be sufficient to transform development? Heidi Hautala, European Parliament’s Greens/EFA group shadow rapporteur on financing for …

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 …

A blueprint for climate policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:06
A blueprint for climate policy

Water is crucial for human sustenance, health and dignity; as a driver for business; for food and energy security; and for the broader ecosystem. Karin Lexen, Director of World Water Week, International Processes and Prizes, …

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 …

Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation

Tackling present and future water-related problems certainly requires out of box ideas and unconventional thinking. UNESCO-IHE has developed a number of innovative products concerning education, technology and capacity development. Prof. Dr. Damir Brdjanovic, Professor of …