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OU Physicians at Edmond
Successfully Treating the Most Complex Cases
Cancer is a frightening diagnosis for anyone. OU Physicians urologists give you the peace of mind of knowing you will have access to the most advanced and innovative techniques available for treating cancer. In fact, many who can't be helped elsewhere come to us. Our physicians offer both surgical and medical treatments for all forms of urologic cancers including:
As with most cancers, early detection of prostate cancer is the key to successful treatment. To increase the chance of early detection, men between the ages of 40 to 75 should see an OU Physicians urologist for a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and digital rectal examination (DRE). However, if you have any of the symptoms below at any age, schedule an appointment with one of our urologists for an evaluation.
OU Physicians urologists have specific expertise to determine the best treatment option for prostate cancer patients. This may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. In general, surgical options are best performed on patients with cancer in the early stages. Our urologists offer the following surgical treatments for prostate cancer:
If you have any of the symptoms listed below, see an OU Physicians urologist immediately for evaluation as tumors can spread quickly:
The most common initial treatment is surgical removal of the testicle. OU Physicians urologists may follow this treatment with radiation, chemotherapy or additional surgery.
See an OU Physicians urologist if you are experiencing any of these symptoms:
OU Physicians urologists offer the following treatment options for bladder cancer:
Kidney tumors do not produce symptoms, so it is important for people in high risk categories to have routine screenings:
As with any cancer, the course of treatment depends on the size and scope of the cancer. OU Physicians urologists offer several surgical treatment options, including the following minimally invasive procedures:
Penile cancer is a rare disease that involves the growth of malignant cells on the external skin and in the tissues of the penis. If left untreated, penile cancer spreads to other parts of the body.
OU Physicians urologists are specially trained to determine which of the following treatment options are best for patients with penile cancer:
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Cancers of the adrenal gland are very rare, most often occurring in young men or women. A blood test of hormone levels can determine if a patient has adrenal gland cancer. OU Physicians urologists may utilize MRI and CT scans to determine the extent of the disease.
OU Physicians urologists usually utilize laparoscopy to remove the tumor. Chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy may be prescribed following surgery.