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Bladder Cancer Treatments

Bladder cancer treatments include a variety of surgical and therapeutic approaches, and which combination is used depends on how far the cancer has progressed. Continue Reading

Bladder Cancer Treatments

Bladder cancer treatments include a variety of surgical and therapeutic approaches, and which combination is used depends on how far the cancer has progressed. Continue Reading

TURBT Recovery, Complications, Outcomes and How It's Performed

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) is a procedure that uses an instrument with a telescope and electric wire loop to remove tumors from the surface of the bladder wall. TURBT is an alternative to open surgery, in which a large incision is made in the abdomen in order to access the blad ... Continue Reading

TURBT Recovery, Complications, Outcomes and How It's Performed

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) is a procedure that uses an instrument with a telescope and electric wire loop to remove tumors from the surface of the bladder wall. TURBT is an alternative to open surgery, in which a large incision is made in the abdomen in ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Treatments for Kidney Cancer

While treatment for kidney cancer (renal carcinoma) depends on a variety of factors, the most common first-line approach is surgery to remove the cancerous tissue (and often the entire kidney). Additionally, a new generation of targeted therapies are proving to be effective for attacking advanced di ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Treatments for Kidney Cancer

While treatment for kidney cancer (renal carcinoma) depends on a variety of factors, the most common first-line approach is surgery to remove the cancerous tissue (and often the entire kidney). Additionally, a new generation of targeted therapies are proving to be effective ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer

Cryosurgery is a medical procedure that uses intense cold to destroy cancerous cells. The technique, known also as cryotherapy or cryoablation, can treat men who have early-stage prostate cancer that is localized to the prostate. It is not used to treat prostate cancer that has spread beyond the gla ... Continue Reading

A Patient's Guide to Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer

Cryosurgery is a medical procedure that uses intense cold to destroy cancerous cells. The technique, known also as cryotherapy or cryoablation, can treat men who have early-stage prostate cancer that is localized to the prostate. It is not used to treat prostate cancer that ... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses medications to destroy cancer cells and/or prevent their growth. In the field of urology, chemotherapy can be used to treat cancers of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Though effective, treatment carries a number of side effects?some minor and correctable, others mor ... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses medications to destroy cancer cells and/or prevent their growth. In the field of urology, chemotherapy can be used to treat cancers of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Though effective, treatment carries a number of side effects?some minor an ... Continue Reading

Brachytherapy (Gold Seed Implant)

In urology, brachytherapy is often used to treat prostate cancer. This type of radiation therapy involves placing high-energy (radioactive) material inside the body to kill cancer cells and halt the growth of tumors. The radioactive material is sealed within catheters, wires, seeds, or needles and p ... Continue Reading

Brachytherapy (Gold Seed Implant)

In urology, brachytherapy is often used to treat prostate cancer. This type of radiation therapy involves placing high-energy (radioactive) material inside the body to kill cancer cells and halt the growth of tumors. The radioactive material is sealed within catheters, wires ... Continue Reading

Adrenal Cancer Treatments

Adrenal cancer treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Additional treatment options, including biologic therapy and targeted therapy, are currently being tested in clinical trials. Continue Reading

Adrenal Cancer Treatments

Adrenal cancer treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Additional treatment options, including biologic therapy and targeted therapy, are currently being tested in clinical trials. Continue Reading

Wilms Tumor Treatments

Wilms tumor, or nephroblastoma, is a rare type of kidney cancer commonly found in young children between the ages of 3 and 4. Often there are no symptoms, but some children will experience fever, abdominal swelling and pain, blood in urine, and loss of appetite. The most telling sign is a hard lump ... Continue Reading

Wilms Tumor Treatments

Wilms tumor, or nephroblastoma, is a rare type of kidney cancer commonly found in young children between the ages of 3 and 4. Often there are no symptoms, but some children will experience fever, abdominal swelling and pain, blood in urine, and loss of appetite. The most tel ... Continue Reading

Urethral Cancer Treatments

Urethral cancer treatments range from surgery to medication management, depending upon how far the cancer has spread. Continue Reading

Urethral Cancer Treatments

Urethral cancer treatments range from surgery to medication management, depending upon how far the cancer has spread. Continue Reading

Testicular Cancer Treatments

Treatments for testicular cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. A patient's prognosis depends on how far his cancer has spread at diagnosis. Continue Reading

Testicular Cancer Treatments

Treatments for testicular cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. A patient's prognosis depends on how far his cancer has spread at diagnosis. Continue Reading

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