FOCUS, International meeting for urologist


FOCUS, International meeting for urologist

The 5th Edition of the Annual FOCUS (Forum d’OnCo-Urologie du Sud) meeting will take place next October 12-13th in the “pink” city of Toulouse, in the French south west region, known for epicurean way-of-life, rugby culture and conviviality!
FOCUS is an international congress aiming to address onco-urology topics through the prism of the optimization of both functional and oncologic outcomes. The will to gather in a 2-day meeting, national and international experts for interactive discussions dealing with prostate, urothelial, kidney, penile and testicular cancers, attracted more than 180 participants every years.

The GETUG, the EAU Young Urology Office and the Young Academic Urologists boards have strongly supported this initiative since its beginning and through this article, we would like to sincerely thank all these members.

The scientific programme, prepared by a multidisciplinary team of Urologists, Oncologists and Radiation-Oncologists, include  peri-treatment strategies dealing with outcomes improvement in GU cancers. This scientific event aims to disseminate knowledge, share the view, network, and collaborate to improve outcomes in Genito-urinary cancers. 

This conference is designed to meet its objectives through live surgical workshops, plenary sessions, case-based discussions, round tables, and scientific debates covering vast grounds of Genito-urinary malignancies. It’s also always a really appreciate social event!

Every year, FOCUS invites one country, Italy in 2021, Belgium in 2022, UK in 2023 with the main goal to share experiences, point of views and to discuss state-of-the-arts and to promote debates between experts.

In this direction, one European Corner, involving guests speakers, leads to interactive debates about the management genito-urinary cancers.

Eminent presidents have already participated in the previous editions;  Pr Michel Soulié (France), Pr Arnaud Méjean (France), Pr Laurence Albigès (France), Pr Alberto Briganti (Italy) then Dr Gwenaelle Gravis (France) and Pr Piet Ost (Belgium).
For this 5th edition, we are presenting an ambitious programme, under the presidence of Ananya Choudhury (UK) et Morgan Roupret (France).

We hope to see you in Toulouse next October.