MultiCare Urology is able to provide complete and compassionate care when diagnosing and treating your urologic cancer. Our facilities and specialists treat urologic cancer for all genders, including prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer.
Different types of urologic cancer have different symptoms, and some show no symptoms until the cancer is quite advanced. However, one common symptom of bladder, kidney and prostate cancer is a change in urinary habits, such as:
Unexplained lower back pain can also be a symptom, as can problems with erectile function, or a lump in your abdomen or testicles.
Heavy tobacco and alcohol use, along with a family history of similar cancers, are some of the highest risk factors for urologic cancers. White people are more likely to be diagnosed with bladder and testicular cancer, while Black people have a higher risk of prostate cancer. Age is another risk factor for most urologic cancers. However, testicular cancer is most often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 45.
Diagnosis of your cancer will depend on your symptoms and the type of cancer you might have. In general, most diagnoses will include:
MultiCare offers many of the latest treatment methods for urologic cancer and other conditions.
Treatment for Bladder Cancer
Treatment for Kidney Cancer
Treatment for Prostate Cancer
Treatment for Testicular Cancer
Why Choose MultiCare for Cancer Treatment
Our close partnership with MultiCare Regional Cancer Center, the region’s leading cancer center, and network affiliation with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) allows us to offer our patients a full complement of cancer treatment and support services, including local access to some of the latest clinical trials.
In addition, our experienced care team includes one of the most qualified and capable urologic robotic surgeons in the South Sound, some of the region’s most experienced board-certified urology specialists, and a skilled and dedicated staff of nurses and clinicians.