A urologic cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Our dedicated team of experts takes an integrated, patient-centered approach to diagnose and treat prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer to ensure optimal outcomes with minimal impact on your quality of life. Contact us for a consultation.
As a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, City of Hope’s urology and urologic oncology program is uniquely positioned to provide personalized and comprehensive treatment plans, along with access to groundbreaking clinical trials.
City of Hope is a nationally recognized leader in researching and treating urologic cancers.
Our Urologic Oncology Program Highlights:
Advanced imaging technologies that can accurately pinpoint a tumor’s size, shape and location, enhancing our doctors’ detection and treatment planning capabilities, as well as better monitoring of “active surveillance” patients
Minimally invasive and robotically assisted surgical techniques that can offer optimal outcomes with less pain, reduced scarring and faster healing time
Targeted radiation regimens that are sculpted to the size and shape of the tumor, focusing its impact on cancer cells while minimizing exposure to nearby normal tissues
A drug development pipeline that quickly identifies new cancer drugs and turns them into promising therapies for clinical trials
Access to innovative clinical trials that target specific stages of the cancer spectrum Enhanced urinary diversion techniques that minimize interference with everyday life
Leading expertise in complex surgery and reconstruction, including for pelvic floor dysfunction, resulting from cancer or treatment, that can diminish a patient's quality of life. During pelvic floor reconstruction surgery, City of Hope's leading-edge surgical teams use local tissue to restore the pelvic floor. Learn more about pelvic floor dysfunction and treatments.
Additionally, City of Hope patients have access to our extensive team of supportive care and survivorship experts, who will help you and your caregivers achieve and maintain a better quality of life during and after your urologic cancer treatment.
City of Hope is one of the few facilities designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute.
Pedram Aram, M.D., believes that doctors have the power to change lives. He is committed to making a positive impact on patients' lives by utilizing his expertise in benign/general urology, including treatment of prostate and testicular cancer, kidney cancer and transplant, and robotic-assisted and
Duarte - Main Campus; Lennar Foundation Cancer Center
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D., FASCO, is an internationally recognized leader in the area of genitourinary cancers. He is the co-director of City of Hope's Kidney Cancer Program and is the head of the kidney and bladder cancer disease team at the institution.