Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Patients at the UCSF Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic have access to some of the leading urologic cancer specialists in the country. We provide a wide range of services, including screening exams, diagnostic imaging, transrectal ultrasound and biopsy, second opinions and treatments ranging from surgery to radiation therapy. We also offer patient education and support groups.

UCSF is home to a large research program dedicated to improving cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Interested patients may have the option to join a clinical trial investigating potential new treatments.

Our locations

Expand Map

    Decorative Caduceus

    Blue Light Cystoscopy With Cysview® Registry

    Registry study to gather more information on the current use of Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview (BLCC) in urologists' practices.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Treating Patients With Testicular Seminoma

    This phase II trial studies how well retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) works in treating patients with stage I-IIa testicular seminoma. The retroperitoneum is the space in the body behind the intestines t...

    Recruiting

    Awards & recognition

    • n8-2x

      Ranked No. 12 in the nation for cancer care

    • n1-2x

      in NIH funding for urology research

    • n4-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for urology

    • usnews-urology

      Best in the West for urology

    Support services

    Support Group

    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.

    Fitness

    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.

    Patient Resource

    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.

    Support Group

    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.

    Fitness

    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!

    Patient Resource

    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.

    Fitness

    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.

    Class

    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.

    Patient Resource

    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.

    Support Group

    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."

    Patient Resource

    Psycho-Oncology

    The Psycho-Oncology program offers emotional and supportive care to patients of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and their families.

    Fitness

    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.

    Patient Resource

    Spa Infusion

    Pamper yourself while fighting cancer. Free treatments for patients receiving chemotherapy at our Mount Zion campus include massage, acupressure and more.

    International Services

    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.

    Learn more

    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

    Learn more

    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

    Learn more
    10 ways to get the most from your doctor visit

    Your Doctor Visit

    See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.

    Learn more
    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Recent radiology reports and scans, including X-rays, magnetic resonance images (MRIs) and ultrasound films or CDs, that relate to your condition, as well as written reports that accompany those films
    • 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. This 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 and telephone and fax numbers

    Related clinics

    Prostate Cancer Center

    1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    STAND 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-2x

      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.

    Can't find what you're looking for?

    UCSF Help Center

    (888) 689-8273

    Share