Prof. Jaques Irani studied medicine and received his PhD in clinical epidemiology and statistics. Currently, he is Professor of Urology at the University Hospital Centre ‘La Milétrie’, Poitiers, France where he qualified in Urological Oncology. His main research interests in this field are uro-oncology. Prof. Irani is member of several national and international associations and societies including the Uro-Oncology Committee of the French Association of Urology (AFU), the Scientific Committee of the AFU, and the Board of the European Association of Urology Guidelines Committee. Prof. Irani is also member of several Editorial boards, including European Urology, Progrès en Urologie Formation continue and Annales d’urologie. Prof. Irani published over 160 publications in both national and international journals.