Bladder cancer care at UCLA


Care for bladder cancer patients at UCLA is provided by UCLA Health’s UCLA Bladder Cancer Program.

The UCLA Bladder Cancer Program is a multidisciplinary comprehensive program offering the latest treatments and compassionate, individualized care. Patients have the benefit of UCLA's long-held team approach to the treatment and management of bladder cancer that includes world-class urologic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and our clinical trial's team of physicians and nurses.

UCLA physicians are trained in urologic oncology and have been consistently ranked among the top bladder cancer practitioners in the United States. Additionally, UCLA doctors are part of the UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology (and its multidisciplinary team of world-renowned physicians and scientists who are working together to personalize patient care and to develop revolutionary treatments for those diagnosed with bladder cancer. 

Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm, or our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631).

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.

To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer a patient to the UCLA Bladder Cancer Program, please visit the UCLA Health website for more information.

Clinical trials for bladder cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for bladder tumors, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care.

Clinical trials for bladder cancer are conducted through the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. If you are interested in finding out more about these studies, visit our list of open clinical trials.

The UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology (IUO) also prides itself on being able to offer patients access to ground-breaking experimental drugs via its Clinical Trials Program. For more information on open bladder cancer trials, visit the IUO Clinical Trials Program page.

Learn more about bladder cancer

For more information about bladder cancer and its symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit UCLA Health’s UCLA bladder cancer page.

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