PCTRE 2013

Maximizing the output of prostate cancer research from a patients perspective

The 2nd PCTRE Meeting, which took place on 27-28 June 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, was pioneering event which stimulated translational research, by distributing new research data, and stimulating the development of research collaborative networks. This meeting brought the most pressing issues to the discussion table of the experts, industry, government structures and patient advocacy groups.

PCTRE Meeting in Malmö looks at PCa research, treatment future

Future research collaborations within prostate cancer, and how they will be funded were discussed at Prostate Cancer Translational Research in Europe Meeting (PCTRE) in Malmö, Sweden. New cutting-edge research was also presented, with a particular focus on clinically useful biomarkers and drug development.

Representatives of research, patients, the pharmaceutical industry, the EU and non-governmental organisations met on 27–28 June. The event was organised by the EAU and was attended by some 170 delegates from all over the world, who came together to encourage the development of research that produces the greatest possible benefit for patients and society.

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