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Urology Clinical Research Trials

Urology Research Trials are dedicated to exploring promising drugs, new devices, technologies and procedures to improve the quality of life in patients with urologic diseases. We pledge to meet the needs of our patients and their families through our devotion in providing superior health care. Our group also works with the cancer center team to evaluate participants for trials within the Cancer Center.
Current Trials
  • Study using Mirabegron in men with overactive bladder symptoms due to enlarged prostate
  • Study using Dysport to treat urinary incontinence in spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis patients
  • Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation for Fertility Preservation in Young Patients Facing Infertility-Causing Diseases or Treatment Regimens
  • Project to collect and analyze genetic and genomic data from men with unexplained infertility
  • Quality Of Life Survey for Bladder Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers Following Cystectomy and Urinary Diversion

Past Studies
  • Prostate cancer vaccines
  • Osteoporosis due to hormone therapy for prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer prevention
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Prostatitis
  • Treatment of hot flashes in Prostate Cancer Patients
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Testicular Prosthesis
  • Overactive Bladder/Incontinence
  • InTone Urinary Incontinence Device
  • HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Imaging for Prostate Cancer
Other Resources

Information for Patients or Potential Research Participants
MCW Resources

List of websites to assist in your search for Clinical Trials  Information on clinical trials nationwide, including fact sheets and tutorials on how to search for a trial
National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials  Cancer clinical trials as well as brochures and fact sheets for cancer patients
SWOG  Southwest Oncology Group. A national clinical research group
Center Watch  Clinical Trials listing service

Additional Resources
Food and Drug Administration  The latest information on investigational drugs
MedlinePlus  Consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  The federal agency that oversees the Food and Drug Administration

For more information, please contact:
Heather Engelke at (414) 955-0878