Onco Urology deals with cancers that affect the urinary system and male reproductive system. These include cancer of the kidney, adrenal gland, ureter, bladder, prostate, urethra, penis and testis.
Urology cancers show signs and symptoms such as pain in the back, blood in urine, difficulty in passing urine, lump in testis etc. But early prostate cancers will have no such symptoms and is diagnosed only after a routine blood test called PSA. Large kidney cancers can be diagnosed during a abdomen scan.
Treatment of onco urology conditions have improved in present times. Surgical techniques have improved with the advancement in laproscopy procedures, endoscopy surgery and robo assisted surgeries. The procedures cause less pain, are quicker and gives faster recovery.