Genitourinary cancers affect the reproductive organs and the urinary system, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. According to Dr. Suraj Lunavat, the most common genitourinary cancers are prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and testicular cancer.
is the most common type of Genitourinary Cancer in men, and usually affects men over the age of 50. Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the fifth most common cancer in women. Kidney cancer is the seventh most common cancer in men and the ninth most common cancer in women. Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 34.
There are several risk factors for genitourinary cancers, including smoking, obesity, and exposure to certain chemicals. Treatment for genitourinary cancers may include surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.