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5th ESO Prostate Cancer Observatory: Innovation and care in the next 12 months

Not eligible for ESCO credits


Copenhagen, Denmark


Genito-urinary cancers, Prostate cancer


Chairs: S. Joniau, BE - R. Valdagni, IT

The European School of Oncology is pleased to announce the 5th edition of "ESO Prostate Cancer Observatory: innovation and care in the next 12 months", which will be held during the EAU18 Congress on March 16 in Copenhagen, chaired by Prof. S. Joniau and Prof. R. Valdagni.

ESO Observatories are high level sessions organised during major international congresses with the aim of providing the audience with updated and unbiased information on a given topic. An ESO Observatory lasts about one hour and concentrates on a forecast given by panel of experts of what it is expected to happen in their own field in the coming 12 months. The Panel includes distinguished clinicians and/or scientists and a patient advocate.
The forecast by each Panel Member is given in the form of take-home concise messages with 8-minute slide presentation followed by 2 minutes of discussion for each topic. The forecast will be discussed by the panel.

The Observatory will be held during the
Under the auspices of




A. Briganti, Milan, IT
A. Choudhury, Manchester, UK
L. Denis, Antwerp, BE
S. Joniau, Leuven, BE
H. Lilja, New York, US
T. Maurer, Munich, DE
R. Montironi, Ancona, IT
I. Schoots, Rotterdam, NL
K. Touijer, New York, US
A. Tree, Sutton, UK
R. Valdagni, Milan, IT

General information

Roberta Ventura, Prostate Cancer Programme
European School of Oncology
Piazza Indipendenza 2
6500 Bellinzona
Email: prostate@eso.net
Tel: +41 91 820 09 57

The Observatory will be held during the EAU Annual Congress.
10:45-12:30 - Bella Center (Green Room 2)

Bella Center Copenhagen
Center Boulevard 5
2300 Copenhagen, Denmark

Attendance is granted to all participants registered to the EAU18 Congress.
If you wish to know more about Prostate Cancer Observatories, please click HERE.



16 March

10:45   Introduction and presentation of the 2017 predictions (EAU17 Congress)
R. Valdagni, IT
10:50   The researcher’s perspective
H. Lilja, US
11:00   The urologist’s perspective on surgery
A. Briganti, IT
11:10   The urologist’s perspective on active surveillance
K. Touijer, US
11:20   The imaging specialist’s perspective on MRI
I. Schoots, NL
11:30   The pathologist’s perspective
R. Montironi, IT
11:40   The radiation oncologist’s perspective
A. Tree, UK
11:50   The medical oncologist’s perspective
A. Choudhury, UK
12:00   The imaging specialist’s perspective on PSMA
T. Maurer, DE
12:10   The patient’s perspective
L. Denis, BE
  Discussion and take-home messages