The prostate is the gland below a man’s bladder that produces fluid for semen. Prostate cancer is common among older men.

Oliver Sartor, MD

C.E. & Bernadine Laborde Professor for Cancer Research
Deming Department of Medicine & Department of Urology
Medical Director, Tulane Cancer Center
Assistant Dean for Oncology

Areas of Specialty

Advanced Prostate Cancer

Medical Degree

Tulane University School of Medicine, 1982

Internship Training
Pediatrics: University of Pennsylvania, 1983
Internal Medicine: Tulane University School of Medicine, 1984

Residency Training
Tulane University School of Medicine – 1986

Fellowship Training
Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute – 1990

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology

Research Focus
Clinical trials involving novel therapeutics for advanced prostate cancer, genetics of prostate cancer.

L. Spencer Krane, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Areas of Specialty

  • Urologic Oncology, Localized Prostate Cancer Robotic Radical Prostatectomy and Focal Ablative Techniques
  • Renal/Kidney Cancer, Localized and Advanced, Localized Bladder Cancer including en Bloc Transurethral Resection
  • Upper Tract Urothelial Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Hereditary Genitourinary Cancers

Medical Degree

Tulane University School of Medicine – 2007

Residency Training

Wake Forest Baptist Health – 2015

Fellowship Training:
Minimally Invasive & Robotic Urology: Henry Ford Hospital 2009
Regenerative Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Health – 2010
Genitourinary Oncology Fellowship: National Cancer Institute – 2017

Board Certifications
American Board of Urology Certified – 2019

Research Focus

Personalized medicine for patients with urologic malignancies; novel biomarkers and genomic classifications for prostate and kidney cancers; microscopic imaging modalities to allow real time tumor diagnosis