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Urological Tumour Committee

ivo.es Urological Tumour Committee

The Urological Tumour Committee is made up of a multidisciplinary team of professionals in: urology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathological anatomy, radiology, molecular biology, psychology, and nursing. 

The treatment of a urological tumour will depend on its typology, extension, and evolution. Depending on each case, there are therapeutic options available for surgery, external or internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy), or systemic treatments (chemotherapy, hormone therapy, drugs against molecular targets, etc.) and/or combinations of these.

Urological tumours

The urological tumours committee deals with cancers related to the urology speciality.

Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the prostate.

Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles, the sperm-producing male gonads.

Bladder cancer occurs when the cells that make up the urinary bladder grow out of control.

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that originates in the kidneys, the main organs of the urinary system.

Services included in this committee

The Tumour Committees are regulated under established protocols and are made up of a multidisciplinary team of expert doctors from the main specialities depending on the type of tumour. The IVO’s urological tumour committee is made up of multidisciplinary medical teams from the following specialities:

Anatomical pathology



Radiation oncology





Servicios médicos

El cuadro médico del IVO está compuesto por un equipo multidisciplinar de profesionales médicos al servicio del paciente con cáncer

Comités de tumores

Los comités son la máxima expresión de la medicina multidisciplinar. Están formados por facultativos expertos de las principales especialidades oncológicas

Admisión e información

Cualquier ciudadano con cáncer o sospecha oncológica acreditada puede solicitar ser paciente en el Instituto Valenciano de Oncología.

Al ser un centro concertado, los pacientes no tienen que asumir ningún coste por sus tratamientos.