Urological Cancers

Our Urological Cancers team is dedicated to preventing, diagnosing and treating cancers that affect the kidney, bladder, prostate and testicles. Our specialized team works together to provide a precise diagnosis and effective treatment options, including nerve-sparing surgeries and the neobladder procedure. Some treatment options can cause side effects, such as incontinence and sexual function. We compassionately guide you through your diagnosis, treatment options and follow-up care to help you maintain a high quality of life.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all urological cancers, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Scott M. Haake

Scott M. HaakeMD

    Hematology/Oncology, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Kimryn Rathmell
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4.9

Kimryn RathmellMD, PhD

    Cancer, Genetics, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Kenneth W. Wyman
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4.8

Kenneth W. WymanMD

    Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Thymic Cancer and Mesothelioma, Medical Oncology, Melanoma, Sarcoma
Austin N. Kirschner
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4.9

Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Cancer, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Skin Cancers Including Melanoma
Eric T. Shinohara
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4.9

Eric T. ShinoharaMD, MSCI

    Cancer, Radiation Oncology
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
Duke Herrell
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4.8

Duke HerrellIII, MD, FACS

    Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kirk A. Keegan
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4.9

Kirk A. KeeganIII, MD, MPH

    Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kelvin A. Moses
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4.6

Kelvin A. MosesMD, PhD

    Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary 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
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

Why Choose Urological Cancer Care 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.

  • Skilled clinicians

    Our doctors received advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers. Often, patients seek us for a second opinion on their diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Team approach

    Our surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and pathologists combine their expertise to create a personalized care plan that is right for you. Our team consults with experts in other disciplines to help you achieve optimal health.

  • Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • Latest technology

    As a research-based cancer center, we are at the forefront of the latest treatment options for urological cancer, including highly focused radiation and cryoablation techniques. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, sophisticated treatment 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.

  • One convenient location

    Our specialists offer all medical and support services in one place. With comprehensive care from imaging to treatment to recovery support in one location, you can focus on improving your health.

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

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    Neobladder surgery
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    Partial nephrectomy
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    Radical nephrectomy
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    Radical cystectomy
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    Nerve-sparing surgery
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