Genitourinary cancers are found in urinary tract (kidney and bladder) and male reproductive system (prostate, testicles and penis).

The Genitourinary (GU) Oncology Service at Erode Cancer Centerspecializes in cancers arising from the urinary tract and male reproductive system. This includes cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney, ureters, penis and testis.

Our multidisciplinary team includes medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, oncology social workers and other healthcare professionals, all working together to provide world class cancer care to patients with GU cancers. Our clinicians are all highly academic with extensive interests in research, education and training in all aspects of cancer care.

For prostate cancer patients, we offer radiation, surgery, low and high dose rate Brachytherapy, image-guided radiotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapies and a large array of clinical trials. This fully comprehensive approach is unique within the public health system in India and our team is very experienced in all of these approaches.

Similarly we provide a comprehensive range of patient-focused management options with cancers arising from the kidney, ureters, bladder, penis and testis, and have research programs in all of these areas. We work closely with our nursing and Activities in the GU Oncology Service include:

  • Prompt access for new patients to our multidisciplinary team
  • Full diagnostic facilities in and around Erode.
  • Surgery for GU cancers including prostate and kidney
  • Transperineal prostate biopsy
  • LDR and HDR brachytherapy
  • 2Dimentional radiation therapy, 3D Conformal radiation therapy, Intensity modulated radiation therapy.
  • Highly specialised cancer imaging including CT, PET/CT and MRI
  • Very active clinical trials program,
  • Tertiary referrals and second opinions welcome
  • Weekly multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Prolific research and education program




 Phone +91 – 424 – 2339704


  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Urothelial cancer
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer


  • Smoking
  • Human Papilloma Virus infection
  • Poor genital hygiene
  • Ultraviolet radiation exposure
  • Penile tear
  • Penile rash
  • Obesity
  • Hyper tension
  • Family history of malignancy
  • Cryptorchidism (undescended testicle)


  • Inability to urinate or pain while urinating
  • Blood in Urine or Semen
  • Area of back, hips, thighs that are stiff and painful
  • Pain in testes or Scrotum
  • Heaviness in scrotum
  • Lower belly or scrotum has dull pain and pressure
  • Both or one of the testes has lump or small crusty bumps
  • Open sore that doesn’t heal
  • Groin lymph nodes that are swollen
  • Swelling or changes in Penis.


Erode Cancer Center

SH 1/393 Velavan Nagar, Perundurai Road,
Thindal, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India


Every cancer patient is at the heart of what we do. Dedicated to you, we commit and pursue research that we link from bench to bedside and beyond. We understand how stressful and difficult a diagnosis of cancer can be. Your ECC   team of  experts are dedicated and sensitive to your individual health and wellbeing needs – we are here to help. Please ask your GP or specialist to refer you to our Oncology team. The majority of our referrals are second opinions and we accept patients from all over India.