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Prostate and Urologic Cancers Treated at UPMC

Our patients have access to a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of all urologic tumors, including:

  • Prostate
  • Bladder
  • Kidney
  • Penile
  • Ureter
  • Urethral
  • Adrenal
  • Testicular

Minimally Invasive Surgery at UPMC Department of Urology

UPMC surgeons have particular expertise in a number of highly specialized technologies and minimally invasive surgical techniques. In many cases, our world-renowned surgeons have helped to develop or refine these innovative methods, including:

  • Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
  • Radical cystectomy with neobladder reconstruction
  • Radical cystectomy with continent urinary diversion
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
  • Open radical nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic and open partial nephrectomy
  • Radical nephrectomy with caval thrombus excision
  • Nerve-sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
  • Post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
  • Minimally invasive ablative therapy for kidney cancer
  • Radical orchiectomy
  • Partial and radical penectomy
  • Inguinal lymph node dissection

Contact the Department of Urology

For patient referral or consultations, contact the Department of Urology at


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