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Urologic Cancer Treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center

The Grampsas Urologic Cancer Center at the University of Colorado Cancer Center specializes in the diagnosis, and treatment of urologic cancer including bladder, kidney, prostate and testicular cancer.

If you or a loved one is facing this kind of diagnosis, a compassionate team of professionals at the University of Colorado Cancer Center is here to offer you expertise, support and hope.

In this video, Dr. Paul Maroni, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Robotic Surgery at University of Colorado Hospital, discusses prostate, kidney, and testicular cancers and the advanced treatments available for them at UCH.

 

The region's only NCI-designated cancer center

The University of Colorado Cancer Center at UCH is one of only 40 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation and is the only such center within an 850-mile radius of the Denver area.

 

 

The region's only NCI-designated cancer center

As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Colorado (and one of only 40 in the United States), we treat more urologic cancer patients than anyone in the region. We offer advanced research, treatment and support to ensure you’re backed by the latest developments in your fight against cancer.

We’re dedicated to finding a cure for cancer. In fact, our 5-year survival rate for many kinds of cancer is up to 30% higher than state, regional and national averages.

To begin your journey with a dedicated team of urologic cancer experts, call us at (720) 848-0170.

Comprehensive Care

At the CU Cancer Center, the same caring team of doctors and support professionals will be with you throughout your entire journey, from your initial appointment and evaluation to treatment and aftercare.

 

  • Your team is made up of experts from many fields:  surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, nurses, social workers, geneticists and counselors. Most of those you’ll meet specialize specifically in urologic cancer treatment, support and rehabilitation. They review your test results, your progress and discuss the best next step in your care with each other and with you.
  • All your records, consultations, test results and provider notes about you and your treatment are in an electronic medical record, available to all the doctors within the University of Colorado Hospital system who may be called in from all our specialties to help treat you.
  • The Urologic Oncology team meets each week to review your care and progress. This approach allows us to compare notes to make sure you are receiving the most effective treatments. No other center in Colorado reviews your care in this manner.
  • You also have access to complementary and alternative medicine through our doctor-led Center for Integrative Medicine.
  • We treat the whole person. Cancer treatment at UCH is designed to support you and educate you and your entire support network.

Advanced Research and Treatment

As the state’s leader in cancer research, treatment and support, we offer specialized care not available anywhere else in Colorado:

 

  • World-renowned experts in cancer diagnosis and staging, which are the first steps for getting proper cancer care.
  • Advanced technologies, including the da Vinci® Surgical System, a robotic surgical system that enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions and with unmatched precision. Other surgical advances include nerve-sparing prostatectomy, adjuvant therapies and cryosurgery.
  • Access to state-of-the-art radiation alternatives, hormone therapy and biochemical treatments. We also are examining noninvasive ways to diagnose urologic cancer from urine, semen and blood samples.
  • Access to many new treatments, including the latest drugs and vaccines for treating urologic cancer, through our involvement in clinical trials.

Grampsas Center for Urologic Oncology Services

  • Second opinion consultations and individual case review
  • Prostate cancer screenings to detect the disease in its earliest, most treatable stage
  • Research trials that include promising treatments that evaluate potential ways to prevent prostate cancer
  • Latest surgical treatments such as nerve sparing prostatectomy, adjuvant therapies and cryosurgery
  • State-of-the-art radiation alternatives
  • Cutting-edge hormone therapy – ongoing research trials and combining hormone treatments with other agents are underway
  • New biochemical treatments such as PSA Complex. We also are examining noninvasive ways to diagnose prostate cancer from urine, semen and blood samples

 

Appointment Information

Here's What to Bring to Your Urologic Oncology Appointment

  • Your photo ID (driver’s license, passport, state or military ID are acceptable)
  • Your health insurance card
  • A referral form or number if required by your health insurance company.
  • Name, address and phone number of the referring physician (if relevant)
  • Past medical records related to your diagnosis. You also can arrange to have them transferred prior to your scheduled appointment time
  • X-rays such as bone and PET scans related to your diagnosis
  • Pathology slides
  • Radiation therapy records, if applicable
  • List of current medications

Contact Information

Phone Numbers
(800) 473-2288
(720) 848-0170

Address
Anschutz Medical Campus
Due to hospital construction, Urologic Oncology will be temporarily located on the 5th Floor of the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion (AOP) from May 2, 2011 until late 2011

Maps and Directions

Please DO NOT mail correspondence to the street address. Call the clinic for our mailing address.

When We're Open

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Insurance & Payment Information

University of Colorado Hospital accepts most major insurance plans.

Your insurance co-pay (if required) is due at the time of service.

For your convenience we accept:

  • Cash
  • Personal check
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover

Billing Questions

 

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