Urologic Cancer

UM St. Joseph Medical Center’s Urologic Oncology Center provides experienced, coordinated care to patients with urologic malignancy. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a urologic cancer, you can take comfort in knowing the physicians at UM St. Joseph Medical Center's Cancer Institute are trained in the most up-to-date treatments for prostate, kidney, and bladder cancer, and other complicated urological diseases.

Because urologic cancers often require a variety of treatments, the center takes a multidisciplinary approach to fighting them, involving specialists from oncology, radiation oncology, urology, and pathology.

Urologic cancer accounts for nearly 90 percent of urinary tract cancers and is most prevalent in industrialized nations, such as ours. Incidence of urologic cancer increases with age, with people over age 70 developing the disease two to three times more often than those ages 55–69 and 15 to 20 times more often than those ages 30–54.

Learn more about treatment of urologic cancer or call 410-427-5585.