Overview of Urethral Cancer
Urethral cancer is a rare form of cancer that develops in the tube that carries urine from the bladder to an opening on the outside of the body.
Urethral Cancer Treatment
Your treatment team may include specialists in urologic surgical oncology, radiation and medical oncology on the medical staff. Our team will guide you through all stages of urethral cancer – from diagnosis and treatment through follow-up.
Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of urethral cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:
Specialized Centers for Urethral Cancer Care
The Genitourinary Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas utilizes specialized technology to manage urethral cancer. With a multidisciplinary team of medical and surgical oncologists, the GU team is specially trained to diagnose and treat urethral cancer.
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for GU cancer. The GU cancer team uses treatments including robotic, laparoscopic and macroscopic surgery and radiation therapy to manage urethral cancer.