About urologic cancer
Urologic cancer is cancer of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. It includes:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that prostate cancer is the No. 1 cancer in men older than 50. Testicular cancer is more common in males 15 to 45 years of age. Many of these cancers are curable when caught early. At Harrison, we focus on hope.
Urologic surgery at Harrison
There are good reasons for you to feel hopeful when you come to Harrison. We offer the latest advances in urologic surgery. These include minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopic surgery and the da Vinci® Surgical System, which may provide:
The earlier we detect disease, the greater the chance of removing it before it spreads. Our surgical procedures offer high precision, for better outcomes.
Types of urologic surgery
Some people with urologic cancer have surgery plus radiation treatment and chemotherapy. Some have surgery alone or not at all. We help you identify the best treatment for your needs. Procedures include:
Urologic surgeons at Harrison
Our urologic surgeons have broad experience managing cancer. Their up-to-date training in advanced procedures ensures the best technical skills available today. Many of our surgeons even specialize in these procedures.
We know that technical skills are vital to your cancer care. We also know it’s not all that matters. Compassion is something everyone with cancer needs. Like many Harrison patients, you’ll find our surgeons sensitive to what you’re experiencing—they’re here for you.
Harrison’s urologic surgeons are certified by several boards, including the American Board of Urology.