Treating Uretal Cancer

Dr. Scherr utilizes advanced surgical procedures, as well as laser therapy, radiation and chemotherapy to provide uretal cancer treatment options that are optimized for the individual needs of his patients.

Our Approach

The Department of Urology at Weill Cornell in New York City employs a uniquely hands-on approach to oncological care. We combine technological innovation with holistic healing practices to ensure less invasive procedures, minimized recovery times and better outcomes.

About Uretal Cancer

Ureteral cancer affects approximately 2,400 people annually, and is much more common in men than in women. Patients with a prior history of bladder cancer may also be at risk for Ureteral Cancer.

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Nephrectomy

Uretal cancer is primarily treated with surgery, employing nephron-sparing procedures when possible to save kidney function. Early-stage cancer may be removed with laser treatment or electrosurgery, typically combined with radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

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