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Prostate Cancer

Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer? Our informational site is your source for recent news, treatment options, and information.


Kidney Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with kidney cancer, please visit our informational site for recent news, treatment options, and information on kidney cancer.


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For questions regarding appointments or your care:

Clinic Office (504) 988-5271

For any other questions:

Academic Office (504) 988-2750

Urology Resident in Training

Tulane Urology has a long history of being the regional, national, and international leaders in minimally invasive surgery for urologic disease such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

At Tulane Urology, our surgeons have been pioneering minimally invasive urologic procedures for over two decades. We offer our experience and expertise in laparoscopic and robotic surgery while treating our patients, while teaching our residents-in-training, and while educating colleagues throughout the world. Whether its cutting edge research, cutting edge surgical equipment, or cutting edge surgical techniques, Tulane Urology has always and will always be the leaders in providing the most appropriate and state-of -the-art care for our community.



 If you are a medical student interested in a clinical clerkship (Sub-Internship) with Tulane Urology, please contact Demi Robert at 504 988-2794. You may also visit the Office of Student Affairs for more information on this program.

In the News

Obesity linked to more aggressive prostate cancer?

"Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are twice as high among African American males as Caucasians and other ethnic minority groups. Tulane University urology professor Asim Abdel-Mageed recently was awarded a five-year, $1.8 million National Cancer Institute grant to continue his research into possible causes of these disparities."

[READ FULL STORY from New Wave]

Treatment tested at Tulane Urology helps those with recurring prostate cancer - | WWLTV |

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men, taking the lives of 30,000 men in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Caught early, before it spreads, it is very curable.

Dr. Benjamin Lee is the principal investigator at Tulane for brand new technology being tested in New Orleans and at 14 other sites in the country. It's for men whose prostate cancer has come back and who had external beam radiation the first time around. |LINK TO STORY INCLUDING VIDEO AND TEXT|

Department of Urology, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-42, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-2750