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Bladder Cancer

Our bladder cancer specialists at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center treat patients with all stages of bladder cancer. Our team works together to provide a precise diagnosis and effective treatment options, including nerve-sparing surgeries and the neobladder procedure. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offers an advanced standard of care as well as clinical trial options. We're with you throughout your entire journey, including diagnosis, treatment, post-operative therapy and ongoing care.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all common and rare types of bladder cancer, including;

Meet Your Care Team

Kathryn E. Beckermann
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4.9

Kathryn E. BeckermannMD, PhD

    Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer
Nancy B. Davis
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4.8

Nancy B. DavisMD

    Cancer, Medical Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Brian I. Rini
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4.9

Brian I. RiniMD

    Hematology/Oncology
Elizabeth G. Ryan
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4.8

Elizabeth G. RyanDNP, APRN, FNP

    Cancer
Deborah E. Wallace
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4.8

Deborah E. WallaceFNP, MSN, BSN

    Cancer, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancers Including Melanoma
Daniel A. Barocas
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4.7

Daniel A. BarocasMD, MPH, FACS

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Sam S. Chang
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4.9

Sam S. ChangMD, MBA

    Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Meredith E. Donahue
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4.7

Meredith E. DonahueAPRN

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urology
Amy N. Luckenbaugh
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4.8

Amy N. LuckenbaughMD

    Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic Surgery, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Kelvin A. Moses
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4.7

Kelvin A. MosesMD, PhD

    Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Wendy E. Nichols

Wendy E. NicholsAPRN

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Elevated PSA, Female Urology, Male Urology/Men's Health, Urologic Cancer, Urology
Maggie B. O'Block

Maggie B. O'BlockAPRN

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urology
David F. Penson
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4.8

David F. PensonMD, MPH, MMHC

    Bladder Cancer, Elevated PSA, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kristen R. Scarpato
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4.8

Kristen R. ScarpatoMD, MPH

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy/Artemis, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Joseph A. Smith
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4.9

Joseph A. SmithMD

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
CJ Stimson

CJ StimsonJr, MD, JD

    Prostate Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic Surgery, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Jeffrey J. Tosoian

Jeffrey J. TosoianMD, MPH

    Bladder Cancer, Elevated PSA, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urology
Austin N. Kirschner
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4.9

Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Cancer, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Radiation Oncology
Christien A. Kluwe

Christien A. KluweMD

    Brain Cancer, Lung/Thoracic Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Eric T. Shinohara
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4.9

Eric T. ShinoharaMD, MSCI

    Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Why Choose the Bladder Cancer Program at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer.

  • Team approach

    Our bladder cancer team includes medical oncologists, urologists, radiation oncologists, pharmacists, pathologists, radiologists, nutrition experts and pain and symptom management physicians. We work together and with experts in other medical specialties to provide you personalized care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Comprehensive care

    We care for patients through diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, education and research. From the most simple to the most complex treatment, we provide a full range of options to address your specific needs and preferences.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

  • Innovation

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

  • Cancer clinical trials

    As a leading cancer research center, we offer the latest approaches being studied in clinical trials. When you take part in a cancer clinical trial, you have the chance to help improve treatment for others, while also receiving expert care from our experienced doctors and research nurses. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

Locations

375 Alfred Thun Road
Clarksville, TN 37040
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1003 Reserve Boulevard, Suite 120
Spring Hill, TN 37174
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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