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EPAD 2017 - Chris Chapple

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The EAU and its recent action on PCa
Chris Chapple, Secretary General European Association of Urology (EAU)

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EPAD 2017 - Chris Chapple

  1. 1. Prostate Cancer Europe 2017 By Professor Chris Chapple Secretary General of the European Association of Urology (EAU)
  2. 2. “To raise the level of urological care”
  3. 3. The impact of PCa on the European Society Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Europe for males • Each year 417.000 men in Europe are diagnosed with prostate cancer • 1 in 7 men in Europe will develop prostate cancer before the age of 85 • More than two million men living with prostate cancer • 92.200 European men die of the disease every year • The yearly costs of PCa in Europe is over 9 billion euros
  4. 4. The impact of PCa – Regional Differences
  5. 5. The expectations Health care burden of PCa is expected to increase dramatically the coming years in Europe: • Ageing society will lead to higher incidence and thus prevalence • As a result the costs related to PCa will increase significantly Now is the time to raise greater awareness of Prostate Cancer in the EU!
  6. 6. The white paper Initiative of the EAU together with:
  7. 7. Three Steps Prevention Diagnosis Treatment
  8. 8. Six Recommendations PCa White Paper
  9. 9. Together we care Thank you
  10. 10. Follow Us www.uroweb.org Become an EAU Member Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter www.facebook.com/EAUpage @uroweb

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