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EMUC 2018: Best Abstract Award

Dr. Christian Fankhauser, urologist at the UniversitätsSpital Zürich in Switzerland, has won the Best Abstract Award at the EMUC 2018. He is currently testing an algorithm designed to standardize tissue examination in order to get more uniformity in the Gleason Score assessment.

  • Invited speakers

  • Christian Fankhauser, MD, PhD

    urologist

    Universit├ĄtsSpital Z├╝rich, Switzerland

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