• EAU Update on Bladder Cancer

Welcome to BCa18 Munich

An expert-led educational meeting uniquely focused on bladder cancer (BCa), the EAU Update on Bladder Cancer (BCa18) is the second, fully interactive update meeting in the new EAU onco-urology series.

Unique, Expert-led BCa Update

The EAU Update on Bladder Cancer (BCa18) will focus on bladder cancer management for a fully interactive meeting led by a wide expert panel of medical oncologists and onco-urologists. Munich in Germany is the venue for this educational event from 8 to 9 June 2018.

Diagnosis and therapeutic management strategies for urothelial tumours have rapidly evolved in recent years. Currently, there are ongoing clinical studies in every stage of the disease, looking into potential breakthrough immunotherapy studies. Genito-urinary cancer specialists and healthcare professionals are required to update their knowledge with the latest research outcomes, developments in guideline recommendations and the impact of best practices on clinical work.

To support the continuing medical education needs of cancer specialists, the European Association of Urology (EAU), together with its colleagues from European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), has tasked bladder cancer experts from across Europe to pool their know-how and provide a critical assessment of innovative BCa therapies. This specialist event will not only take into account the most recent scientific outcomes but also examine guideline-compliant practices through in-depth case discussions.

With the European School of Urology’s (ESU) faculty, the two-day programme will cover practical approaches in bladder treatment options from systemic treatments, surgical interventions to complications management. Modular sessions will look into issues such as systemic immunotherapy (checkpoint inhibitors), the role of trimodal therapy, the impact of genetic profiling on diagnosis, and patient selection, among other issues.

Testing assessment will be offered before and after the meeting to assess the participant’s knowledge, diagnostic and surgical skills. Interactive breakout sessions will examine dilemmas in diagnosis, while faculty-led case discussions will explore potential conflict issues in multidisciplinary team approaches, the impact of pathology results and follow-up strategies in recurrent, malignant disease.

BCa18 will help participants anticipate relevant and crucial developments that will inform clinical practice.  Assess and enhance your bladder cancer management skills during this compact and comprehensive update.

See you in Munich!

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Three Reasons to Join BCa18

Faculty-led interactive sessions

 

Expert faculty will present and examine real-life case discussions and scenarios that look into the various facets of clinical management.

Compact educational event

 

From MDT approaches to surgical strategies, BCa18 explores new challenges and pitfalls in various phases of decision-making, while taking into account disease stage, progression and bladder cancer patient characteristics.

New insights and practices

 

Best practices in BCa management will be assessed with an eye on guideline recommendations and the impact of individualised patient care.