Urologic cancers are some of the most common types of cancers today. In fact, the American Cancer Society® states that:
- About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.
- Bladder cancer accounts for about 5 percent of all new cancers in the U.S.
- Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women. Overall, the lifetime risk for developing kidney cancer is about 1 in 63.
- About 1 of every 263 males will develop testicular cancer at some point during his life.
There are several types of cancer that fall under the umbrella of urologic cancer, including:
Thankfully, the highly trained urologists at New Jersey Urology (NJU) offer cutting-edge diagnostics and treatment for urologic cancers, including robotic urologic surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Our physicians are the forefront in the best of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment and care for these types of cancers and other urologic conditions.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists, contact NJU today.