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Alarmingly low awareness of urology across Europe
23. 9. 2019 European Association of Urology (EAU) Press Release | More information...

Awareness of prostate health is alarmingly low in men over 50, a new survey [1] commissioned by the European Association of Urology (EAU) has revealed, despite the fact that at the age of 60 and over, 40 percent of men suffer from an enlarged prostate.

Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
21. 5. 2019 UEG Press Release | More information...

Poor nutritional choices, including a high intake of ultra-processed foods and trans-fats, are putting millions of Europeans at an increased risk of a range of chronic digestive diseases, including digestive cancers, wheat related disorders and functional GI disorders, as well as obesity, a new report shows [1].

Results of personalised invitations of Czech citizens to cancer screening programmes in 2014
16. 4. 2015 Czech Ministry of Health, Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses of Masaryk University | More information...

The project of personalised invitations of citizens to cancer screening programmes was launched in the Czech Republic in January 2014. Women are invited to participate in breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening; men and women are invited to participate in colorectal cancer screening. The project aims to enhance the current cancer prevention programmes, and to increase their participation rates; therefore, personalised invitations are sent to citizens who do not participate in cancer screening programmes in the long term, and thus are at a higher risk of developing cancer.

Personalised invitations of Czech citizens to cancer screening programmes
15. 1. 2014 IBA MU | More information...

In January 2014, a project of personalised invitations for cancer screening programmes was launched in the Czech Republic. In particular, citizens are invited to participate in colorectal cancer screening (men and women), as well as breast cancer screening and cervical cancer screening (women). Personalised invitations are aimed at citizens who have not participated in cancer screening programmes in the long term, and therefore are at a higher risk of developing cancer. The project is expected to increase participation rates in Czech cancer screening programmes.

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