On 12 June the 1st scientific meeting of the theme Urological Cancers took place. After a short introduction of theme leader Prof. Jack Schalken, Prof. Fred Witjes informed the 50 attendees about the clinical unmet needs for urological cancers. Next, 13 enthousiastic PhD students and Post-docs presented their research via short pitches, which were judged by a jury consisting of Prof. Jelle Barentsz, Prof. Alain van Gool, Dr Janneke Grutters and Dr Gerald Verhaegh. After the pitches the young researchers explained their research in more detail via laptop presentations, leading to interesting discussions and exchange of ideas. The successful meeting ended with the award of the Travel Award for the best pitch, which was handed to Rianne Hendriks.
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