Your mid-month EAU News Update!
EAU Newsletter Mid-June 2016
Dear Prof. Aleksandr Shulyak,

We don’t want you to miss out on the latest urological news! Hot off the press, our scientific journal European Urology has received a new impact factor. Further in this newsletter, explore the potential ofCryoablation, help improve urological education in the developing world, read more on the meeting that is set to highlight oft-overlooked issues on bladder cancer, and take a glimpse into future technologies atESUI16. All these and more just for you.

With great pleasure we can inform you that the 2015 Impact Factor ofEuropean Urologyhas risen to14.976.The impact factor is a measure of the citation rate per article, and is calculated by dividing 1 year's worth of citations to a journal's articles published in the previous 2 years by the number of articles published by that journal in those 2 years. We congratulate the editorial team and the authors with this success!

The International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (iCPS) will hold theBladder Cancer Europe 2016 meetingon 21 June in Brussels. Represented by Prof. Hein Van Poppel, EAU Adjunct Secretary General for Education, the EAU will join the crucial roundtable meeting.
“By presenting our views and actively participating in open discussions we can highlight issues that are often overlooked. We can offer insights on healthcare issues and by doing so, European Union (EU) policy makers can focus on key topics and help orient or facilitate public understanding,” said Van Poppel.

Mark your calendar for two important dates the8th Meeting of the EAU Section of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons (ESGURS16). Register before7 Julyand take advantage of thediscounted early fee! Submit your abstract on or before15 Julythrough ouronline abstract submission page.
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Last chance to register online!
You can still make it!Registerbefore1 Julyfor theEuropean Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT16) Meetingto be held in historic Athens from 8-10 July.

The mission of the Global Philanthropic Committee (GPC) is to provide philanthropic support to improve urological education in the developing world.
The inaugural GPC project was the support of two regional urology training centres in Nigeria and Senegal that serve multiple countries. Since the implementation, both centres have established formal academic training programmes and have significantly improved the urological care provided to patients.
Acall for applications is now openfor funding requests and can be done online. Application deadline is15 August.
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Interested in the contemporary concepts and addressing controversies surrounding cryoablation? The webinar“Cryoablation: ready to treat prostate cancer?”will refresh your knowledge and will make you rethink radical prostatectomy as the only primary option.
Date:21 June 2016
Time:18.30 hrs CET
Register here.
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The upcoming5th EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI16)aims to provide insights on how emerging imaging techniques impact standard treatment, as well as, the management of disease progression. Urological researchers and related healthcare professionals are encouraged to submit their abstracts to highlight their most recent studies.

Submit your abstract before 1 July- the best abstract wins a cash prize!
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