Rush University Medical Center in Chicago offers compassionate, multidisciplinary care for people with a variety of cancers of the urinary tract and male genital tract, including:
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
Rush offers patients access to the following services:
- Advanced treatment options
- Minimally invasive surgery, including the da Vinci Surgical System
- Second-opinion services
- Complementary and integrative medicine
- Supportive and educational services
Advanced Treatment Options
Patients receive the newest treatments available, including:
- Advanced chemotherapy drugs and other medicines
- Minimally invasive surgical options, such as the da Vinci prostatectomy
- State-of-the-art radiation treatments, including:
- Tomotherapy, or image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
- Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Brachytherapy — both high-dose and traditional
Complementary Integrative Medicine
Rush has a dedicated Cancer Integrative Medicine Program that offers patients access to the following complementary treatments: acupuncture, biofeedback, guided imagery, counseling, massage therapy, medical hypnosis, nutritional counseling and yoga. For more information, see our Cancer Integrative Medicine Program section.
Supportive and Educational Services
Rush is committed to helping patients and their families cope with the psychological, emotional and spiritual effects of cancer.
We offer our patients access to a variety of cancer support programs, including the opportunity to meet with an American Cancer Society patient navigator, who assesses the individual patient needs and provides information about available community services and programs.