El Camino Hospital offers a range of minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder, adrenal, and testicular cancers.
The most common cancer in men, prostate cancer, affects one in every six American men. Fortunately, this cancer is usually slow-growing, and most tumors are found in time for effective treatment. Physicians at El Camino Hospital routinely perform procedures for the treatment of prostate cancer. Learn more about prostate cancer and prostate cancer treatment options.
Partial nephrectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove only the diseased or infected portion of the kidney.
Superficial bladder cancer can be treated by using a scope through the urethra to shave off a bladder tumor. Robotic cystectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove the bladder, followed by urinary diversion or bladder reconstruction.
Robotic/laparoscopic adrenalectomy to remove benign and cancerous tumors of the adrenal glands, located on top of the right and left kidneys.
Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND), a minimally invasive procedure that removes abdominal lymph nodes to treat testicular cancer, and to help establish exact stage and type. El Camino Hospital also offers testicular prosthesis placement.