First Project for the Winton Centre: Redesigning PREDICT

December 12, 2016 at 9:51 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden At the start of November 2016 the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication was opened within the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. The centre has been set up as a place for quantitative evidence toRead More

Prize Winners at the ESMO Annual Meeting 2016

November 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

This year’s ESMO congress was hosted in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark. A city admired for being simultaneously traditional and modern, and certainly encapsulating the spirit of ESMO, where professionals from across the world can meet to exchange the details of up-to-the-minute research and fresh new ideas about bestRead More

Genome Project Launch

October 5, 2016 at 5:15 PM 0 comments

Peter Grainger St. Mark’s Hospital Imagine When you are well, the last thing you have on your mind is your health. We all take feeling normal for granted. When we feel right, all is fine. When we feel fit, the world is rosy. A graze, a bump, or a fewRead More

Dr Jim Duthie, Our #EMJExpert, Answers Your Questions for Blue September

October 15, 2015 at 5:17 PM 0 comments

In support of Blue September, an annual campaign designed to raise global awareness for male related cancers, we invited world-renowned urologist Dr Jim Duthie to answer your questions on the subject as part of an ‘Ask the Expert’ session. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our readersRead More

Below the Belt, Experiences with Prostate Cancer

Below the Belt, Experiences with Prostate Cancer

, March 10, 2015 at 9:45 AM 0 comments

Dr Judith O’Malley-Ford There is a new guy on the block. A new guy in the guise of a book written by new-age men talking about their very own personal experiences of their individual brush with prostate cancer (PrC). Some time ago, when I was Editor of the Prostate Cancer Foundation ofRead More

New Horizons in Prostate Cancer

, March 3, 2015 at 9:49 AM 0 comments

Dr Judith O’Malley-Ford Research and development in the 21st century is a rapidly changing landscape. Advances in technology have been the driving force to further advances in medical treatments. The drip and trickle effect of progress in newly found horizons of information has suddenly become a torrent of new information. All ofRead More

Education of Medical Students in the Robotic Surgery Operating Room

Education of Medical Students in the Robotic Surgery Operating Room

, February 20, 2015 at 11:13 AM 0 comments

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Medical Students Have the Opportunity to Learn by Watching Live Robotic Urological Surgical Procedures in the Operating Room Dr A. Erdem Canda Editor-in-chief, European Medical Journal Urology Member of the Robotic Urology Working Group of Young Academic Urologists (YAU), European Association of Urology (EAU) Deputy Dean,Read More

Oncology is Multidisciplinary. By Definition

January 6, 2015 at 4:57 PM 0 comments

Dr Santiago González-Moreno Medical Director and Head of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Madrid, Spain; President Elect, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO). Cancer is a multidimensional and multifactorial reality. Starting at its very biological roots, the cancer cell needs the conjunction of different molecular and genetic events onlyRead More

A Personal Perspective on Testing for Prostate Cancer

A Personal Perspective on Testing for Prostate Cancer

February 13, 2014 at 7:42 PM 0 comments

Henry Woo As an urologist who has subspecialized in just the area of prostate disease, I see men with prostate cancer every working day.  Every single consulting session I will see a number of men with advanced prostate cancer who are enduring either the side effects of the palliative drugRead More

Cracking the Cancer-Code

, February 12, 2014 at 7:05 PM 0 comments

Judith O’Malley-Ford MBBS (Qld), MPH, JP(Q), FRACGP The world of medicine and science changed forever the day scientists Watson and Crick discovered the structure of the double helix of DNA, which underpins all our genetic Material. Only at this point did scientists realise just how complicated human beings were inRead More