The kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, sphincter muscles and the urethra make up the urinary system. Urologists are the physicians involved in treating conditions of these and related reproductive organs, including the prostate, testicles and adrenal glands.
Your Best Choice for Urologic Cancer Care
Choose our skilled urologists at Parkland Medical Center for accurate diagnosis and treatment of suspected urologic cancers. We collaborate with Parkland’s primary care physicians—as well as an expert team of urologists, including specialists from the Lahey Institute of Urology at Parkland Medical Center and cancer specialists from Lahey Hematology & Oncology at Parkland Medical Center—to develop and implement an individualized treatment plan for your specific situation.
When you’re referred for cancer evaluation and treatment at Parkland, you gain access to the combined knowledge of highly trained physicians from multiple specialties who regularly attend our Parkland Cancer Conference and Lahey Tumor Conference to discuss your particular circumstances in detail. The diverse points of view provide you with multiple second opinions from our experienced staff of oncology specialists.
In addition, our collaborative approach and extensive network of resources assures you of the opportunity to participate in a full range of chemotherapy treatments, the innovative BCG treatment for bladder cancer and a variety of clinical trials.
Urologic Cancers We Treat
We treat virtually all urologic cancers, including those of the:
Cancer Education & Support
Early detection of cancer can save your life. So turn your concern into action and get screened today at Parkland Medical Center. Many of our programs welcome you directly—you can come in on your own, without referral from a physician. You also benefit from our extensive cancer recovery and support services, including support groups, nutrition management education, lunch–and–learn sessions, healing arts workshops and more.
Learn more about urologic cancers through the Cancer Center in our online Health Library.
Rehabilitation & Recovery
Support your recovery and regain function during and after treatment by taking advantage of the extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services available to you through Parkland Medical Center. Our compassionate clinicians, nurses and therapists deliver the expert care you need. Your overall recuperation, return to daily activities and outlook on life can also benefit from our extensive cancer recovery and support resources, lunch–and–learn sessions, healing arts workshops, palliative care, pain management and more.