Genitourinary Cancer

UCSF Health offers state-of-the-art treatment for reproductive system cancers in men and for urinary tract cancers in all patients. Our many specialists – genitourinary oncologists, radiation oncologists, urologic surgeons, radiologists and pathologists – work together closely to deliver comprehensive care tailored to each patient's wishes and cancer type. We strive to give patients the best possible quality of life by educating them on their specific condition and treatment options, supporting them through the process and addressing the effects of cancer therapies during treatment and beyond.

We offer the full range of treatments, including advanced options such as targeted therapy, which attacks the cancer without damaging healthy cells, and immunotherapy, which harnesses the patient's own immune system to fight the cancer. As a national leader in cancer research, we're also engaged in a number of studies to advance the understanding and treatment of genitourinary cancers. These include imaging techniques that will improve our ability to personalize treatment to each person's cancer. Many of our patients have the option to join a clinical trial.

To make it easier for patients to access advanced genitourinary cancer care wherever they live, we have locations throughout the Bay Area.

We are part of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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    Genitourinary Medical Oncology Clinic

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

    Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

    Prostate Cancer Center

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

    STAND Clinic

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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

    Psycho-Oncology

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

    1600 Divisadero St.
    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Cancer Center Redwood City

    2900 Whipple Ave., Suite 115
    Redwood City, CA 94062

    Cancer Center San Mateo

    218 DeAnza Blvd.
    San Mateo, CA 94402

    Support services

    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 Support Groups

    Support groups held by the Ida and Joseph Friend Patient and Family Cancer Support 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.

    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.

    Patient and Family Cancer Support 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.

    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."

    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.

    Spa Infusion

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

    Awards & recognition

    • n8-2x

      Ranked No. 12 in the nation for cancer care

    • n4-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for urology

    • usnews-urology

      Best in the West for urology

    • NIH-2x

      Designated comprehensive cancer center

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