The Bladder Cancer Team at Smilow Cancer Hospital is at the forefront of bladder cancer treatment and research, integrating innovative approaches and the latest research and technology to provide superior patient care.
Kidney cancer is one of the most common cancers occurring in 1-2% of individuals in their lifetime. The current incidence in the United States is approximately 60,000-cases/year. While many cancers were believed to occur sporadically, it’s now understood approximately 5-8% of kidney cancers have a genetic predisposition. To care for these patients, we have established a Hereditary Kidney Cancer Program to both assist in determining if there is a genetic predisposition to kidney cancer and help to limit resulting complications.
Testicular cancer is a highly treatable disease, with more than 97% of patients cured. More than half of the testicular cancer cases in the United States affect young men between the ages of 15 and 34.
The Artemis device is a 3-D imaging navigation system that allows us to image the prostate and take pictures in order to overlap them with a real-time ultrasound to help guide needles during biopsy.