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Urologic Cancer Specialist Joins Cancer Center

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - Campus News -

Brian W. Cross, M.D., a fellowship-trained urologic oncologist, has established his medical practice with the Stephenson Cancer Center. Urology is the surgical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the urinary tract and reproductive organs.

As a urologic oncologist, Cross will diagnose and treat urologic cancers primarily through minimally invasive and robotic surgeries.

Cross completed his urologic-oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his urology residency and general surgery internship at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

He is a member of the American Urological Association and Society of Urologic Oncology.

Cross sees patients at the Stephenson Cancer Center, 800 N.E. 10th Street. For an appointment, call (405) 271-4088.

Oklahoma’s only comprehensive academic cancer center, the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma is a nationally noted leader in research and patient care. The Stephenson Cancer Center annually ranks among the top five cancer centers in the nation for patients participating in National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trials, and it is one of 30 designated lead centers nationally in the Institute’s National Clinical Trials Network. In collaboration with the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, the Stephenson Cancer Center is decreasing the burden of cancer in Oklahoma by supporting innovative laboratory, clinical and populations-based research. The Stephenson Cancer Center has 200 research members who are conducting over 100 cancer research projects at institutions across Oklahoma. This research is supported by $31.1 million in annual funding from the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society and other sponsors.

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