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CHRISTUS Health has a long-standing reputation for world-class treatment of urologic cancers. Various types of urologic cancer affect the urinary system and male reproductive system and our Urologic Oncologists work diligently to ensure that the most advanced treatments are provided to our patients.
Common Types of Urologic Cancers
Approximately 56,000 men and 17,500 women in the United States are diagnosed with bladder cancer each year, according to the CDC.
According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 men over the age of 65 is diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.
A kidney is a bean-shaped organ that is located behind the abdominal organs on each side of your spine. Kidney cancer affects approximately 65,000 people.
Testicular cancer is cancer that occurs in the testicles, typically affecting boys and men between the ages of 15 and 35.