A uro-oncologist also known as urological oncologist is a urologist who has attained an additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers. Along with treating general urology issues, they have expertise in dealing with complex cancers of the urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. They have clinical as well as surgical skills. As a surgeon, they can use laparoscopic and robotic surgery to treat various type of urological cancer.
They follow the entire journey of a person with urological cancer. Uro-oncologist works with patient’s complete cancer care team that includes radiation oncologist, patient navigators, and patient’s support network to provide ultimate care to a patient.