What is Urologic Oncology?Los tumores del tracto urinario son tratables y hasta curables, siempre y cuando se realice un tratamiento quirúrgico oportuno en la etapa temprana de la enfermedad. Mediante cirugías de mínima invasión empleando laparoscopía o endourología, se pueden extirpar tumores de los riñones, vejiga y próstata. Cualquier órgano del cuerpo puede desarrollar cáncer a lo largo de la vida; los órganos de las vías urinarias no son la excepción. Conoce los tumores que afectan a los órganos urológicos.
Prostate cancer is one of the most frequent tumors, many men will suffer from this disease in advanced stages of life. The average age of presentation of prostate cancer is 65 years. If detected early, it is curable
Kidney cancer can manifest with blood in the urine, but most of the times, in the early stage there are no symptoms. The diagnosis of kidney cancer is usually a radiographic finding when a CT scan or ultrasound of the abdomen is done for other reasons.
The main cause of developing bladder cancer is exposure to cigarette smoke. Like most of tumors, bladder cancer does not hurt or cause discomfort in the initial stage of the disease, sometimes the only finding is blood in the laboratory analysis of the urine.
The ages of presentation of testicular cancer is between 15 and 35 years. Self-examination is the most important preventive measure to prevent the progression of testicular cancer.
Many penile cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), other risk factors for developing this disease are: not being circumcised, poor hygiene, recurrent balanitis.
The adrenal glands are organs that are responsible for producing various hormones that are important for the proper function of our body. Adrenal cancer is a rare type of cancer that can be curable if diagnosed in early stage.