Genitourinary Medical Oncology Clinic
The UCSF Genitourinary Medical Oncology Clinic is home to some of the country's leading specialists in cancers of the genital and urinary systems. We provide the full spectrum of care, including screening exams, transrectal ultrasound and biopsy, diagnostic imaging, second opinions and treatments ranging from surgery to radiation therapy.
The clinic also offers education and support groups. In addition, patients may have access to the latest experimental therapies by participating in clinical trials.
MD, PhDRadiation oncologist
I-Chow (Joe) Hsu
MD, FACRRadiation oncologist
Vadim S. Koshkin
Mack Roach III
Eric J. Small
Anthony C. Wong
NP, MSNNurse practitioner
A Study of Enfortumab Vedotin Alone or With Other Therapies for Treatment of Urothelial Cancer
This study will test an experimental drug (enfortumab vedotin) alone and with different combinations of anticancer therapies. Pembrolizumab is an immune checkpoint inhibitor (CPI) that is used to treat patients with ...
PROMOTE: Identifying Predictive Markers of Response for Prostate Cancer
This is a tissue and blood collection protocol requiring image-guided biopsies of metastatic prostate cancer. Whenever possible, a new bone lesion or new/progressing soft tissue lesion will be chosen for biopsy as op...
Phase II Trial of AZD6738 Alone and in Combination With Olaparib
This phase II trial studies how well ATR kinase inhibitor AZD6738 works alone or in combination with olaparib in treating participants with renal cell carcinoma, urothelial carcinoma, all pancreatic cancers, or other...
A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer
This is a randomized, open-label, three-arm, phase 3 study in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer and PSA doubling time ≤ 9 months at the time of study entry.
Predicting the Risk of Failure in Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy for Localized Prostate ...
RATIONALE: Gathering information about the Gleason score, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, and cancer stage from patients who have undergone radiation therapy for prostate cancer may help doctors predict how pa...
Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (13C) MR Imaging in Monitoring Patients With Prostate Cancer on Active ...
This phase II trial studies the side how well hyperpolarized carbon C 13 pyruvate (HP C-13 pyruvate) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works in monitoring patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance who have ...
A Pilot Study of (MR) Imaging With Pyruvate (13C) to Detect High Grade Prostate Cancer
This is a pilot study evaluating pre-surgical patients with histologically confirmed localized prostate cancer who receive infusion with hyperpolarized pyruvate (13C) injection and undergo metabolic MR imaging with e...
Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging With Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (HP) (13C) in Castration-Resistant...
This is a prospective imaging study evaluating the utility of baseline metabolic MR imaging with Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (HP) (13C) as a predictive response biomarker to androgen signaling inhibition in patients with...
Impact of Phone Call About Financial Reimbursement Program on Access to Cancer Clinical Trials
This trial studies how well a follow-up phone call regarding financial reimbursement program (FRP) works in improving cancer patients' access to therapeutic cancer clinical trials. Follow-up phone call intervention r...
Use of an Experimental Drug, CC-115, With Enzalutamide in Men With Castration-Resistant Prostat...
The main purpose of this study to define the good and/or bad effects of the combination of enzalutamide and CC-115 in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Awards & recognition
Ranked No. 12 in the nation for cancer care
in NIH funding for urology research
Ranked No. 3 in the nation for urology
Designated comprehensive cancer center
Art for Recovery
Creativity can help people with serious illnesses cope, heal and express what they're going through. Find out about our program and how to join.
Cancer Exercise Counseling
Our one-on-one exercise training sessions, customized for your needs and abilities, can complement other cancer treatments and speed your recovery.
Cancer Resource Center
You'll find support groups, classes, a library, treatment information, special events and much more to promote wellness and healing for patients and families.
Cancer Support Groups
Support groups held by the Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center are free and available to all patients, whether or not you get your health care at UCSF.
Core and More Class
A strong body helps you fight cancer and enjoy life. Join this class to stabilize your core, strengthen your muscles and improve overall fitness. For cancer patients and caregivers!
Friend to Friend Gift Shop
A one-stop boutique for patients with cancer. Get professional help with wigs, prostheses, sun-protective clothing, makeup, skin care and more.
Healing Through Dance Class
Use movement, expression, imagery and creativity to enhance your own healing. Open to all cancer patients (including non-UCSF) and their caregivers.
Meditation and Guided Imagery for Cancer Patients
Drop in for a free class designed to help you heal, relax and find balance during your treatment. UCSF and non-UCSF patients are welcome.
Oncology Social Work
Social workers can be key members of your cancer care team. Reach out for support, problem solving and help accessing UCSF's many cancer-related resources.
Peer Support Program for Cancer
Patients are matched with peer support volunteers according to criteria such as diagnosis, cancer stage, age or gender. Speak to someone who's "been there."
The Psycho-Oncology program offers emotional and supportive care to patients of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and their families.
Restorative Movement Class
Explore simple movements that help you feel more powerful and comfortable in your body. This fun and free UCSF class is aimed at those in recovery from cancer.
Pamper yourself while fighting cancer. Free treatments for patients receiving chemotherapy at our Mount Zion campus include massage, acupressure and more.
Plan your visit
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
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What to Bring
- Recent radiology reports and images including X-ray, MRI and ultrasound films or CDs that relate to your condition
- Pathology reports of any biopsies or tests. Please bring glass pathology slides from the lab or office where the test was performed.
- Copies of all records relevant to your condition, including your last laboratory report and the most recent report or dictation from the doctor who referred you to UCSF. These items may include records from your primary care physician, oncologist or surgeon.
- Copies of your insurance cards
- A list of all your doctors, including their mailing addresses, telephone numbers and fax numbers
Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Gynecologic Surgical Oncology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Cancer Symptom Management
1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Cancer Survivorship and Wellness Institute
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Our research initiatives
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Research
UCSF is home to a range of research initiatives aimed at improving outcomes for cancer patients everywhere. This includes research on topics such as immunotherapy, BRCA mutations and molecular diagnostic testing.