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Cancer of the Bladder, Kidneys, and Testicles

offered in Colorado Springs, CO

In an effort to better serve our patients, Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC has partnered with Urological Associates and Pikes Peak Urology. We are confident that the union of three patient-centric, top-rated urological practices will greatly benefit the residents of Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. Urological Associates is a premier urology practice in Colorado Springs led by board-certified urologists and nurse practitioners. Pikes Peak Urology, a division of Colorado Springs Urological Associates, has lived up to their motto of “prompt, caring, and compassionate” since 1989.

Our board-certified urologists consistently deliver positive patient experiences and excellent clinical outcomes for a wide spectrum of male and female urologic conditions. If you’re in need of compassionate, urological expertise from board-certified specialists, look no further than Colorado Springs Urological Associates.

Bladder, Kidney, & Testicular Cancer Q & A

Bladder, Kidney & Testicular Cancer Diagnoses 

Cancer of the bladder, kidneys and testicles not only affect your urinary and reproductive health, they affect your overall quality of life. Our board-certified urologists and urologic cancer surgeons specialize in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of all urologic cancers. We pride ourselves on providing individualized care, taking the time to understand the unique needs of each patient. This personalized approach allows our urologists to develop the most effective treatment plan for your urologic cancer. You can put your ‘bladder cancer specialist near me’ searches to rest when you make an appointment with a provider at Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC. Call our office to speak with an expert about your urologic cancer today.

Treatment Options for Bladder, Kidney & Testicular Cancer

Whether you’re seeking testicular cancer treatment or simply want to be screened for cancer, we’re here for you. Our board-certified urologists have decades of clinical experience diagnosing and performing surgery on patients with various urologic cancers. We are proud to have state-of-the-art robotic surgical technology at our disposal, and want to minimize pain, discomfort and recovery time for all of our patients. If you’ve been searching for the best urologist in Colorado Springs for urologic cancer treatment, look no further that the providers at Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC.  

Frequently Asked Questions

How Common Are Bladder, Kidney & Testicular Cancer? 

Kidney cancer is one of 10 most common cancers in men and women. Bladder cancer affects about 71,000 men and women in the United States annually. Testicular cancer is the least common of the three, affecting between 8,000 to 10,000 men every year. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Bladder, Kidney & Testicular Cancer?

Bladder, kidney, and testicular do not always produce any symptoms until the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage. However, the following are common among urologic cancers.  
The symptoms of bladder cancer include:

  • Blood in the urine
  • Problems with urination
  • Lower back pain
  • Overly frequent urination
  • Painful urination

The symptoms of kidney cancer include:

  • Blood in the urine
  • Low back pain on one side
  • A mass on the side or lower back
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Fever that doesn’t go away
  • Anemia

The symptoms of testicular cancer include:

  • Breast tenderness or growth
  • Changes in size/firmness of testicles
  • Dull ache in the groin
  • Fluid buildup in the scrotum
  • Pain in a testicle or the scrotum
  • Painless lump or swelling on either testicle

How Do You Diagnose Cancer?

A routine physical exam usually detects urologic cancer. Your doctor may notice certain abnormalities when checking your abdomen or genitals. Depending on your needs, your urologist may perform a:

  • Cystoscopy
  • Biopsy
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • X-ray

How Do You Treat Cancer?

Treatment for cancer will depend on the type of cancer and the stage of your condition, however, Colorado Springs Urological Associates can provide: 

  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Robotic surgeries