Understanding your illness is vital to making informed treatment decisions, and that begins with understanding the words related to a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few important words you should familiarize yourself with.
Genitourinary Cancer Care Center
We take a holistic approach to your cancer treatment at Roswell Park. Christina Tobin, Director of Patient Care Services explains how we aim to meet your needs throughout the course of your care.
The Genitourinary Clinic diagnoses, treats, and manages benign and malignant tumors of the urinary system.
Common cancers treated include those of the adrenal gland, kidney, ureter, bladder and urethra in men and women, and cancers of the prostate, testicles and penis in men.
Call the GU Cancer Care Center at 716-845-3159.
We're located on the ground floor of the Main Hospital.
Cancer Talk Blog
The human papillomavirus, or HPV, continues to be a preventable cause of many cancer cases across the globe. The most common type of cancer associated with HPV is cervical cancer, but it can also cause anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile and some kinds of throat cancer.
Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face one of just a few options for their treatment plan: watchful waiting—having their physician monitor the level of their prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, to ensure it doesn’t rise incrementally—or curative therapy, usually surgery.