Urological cancer evidence

There are a number of peer-reviewed journals dedicated to urology in general, which cover urological cancers. There are also online, searchable libraries, which provide details of publications in journals and elsewhere. These are listed below, along with sources of data and statistics.

Don't forget to visit the Urological Cancer Profiles - data and statistics on urological cancers compiled for the Urological Cancer Hub by the SWPHO.

BJU International


BJU International is the journal of the British Association of Urological Surgeons. It provides research and clinical material for the urological community, by publishing articles, reviews and guidelines on research and clinical urology.

British Journal of Medical and Surgical Urology


The British Journal of Medical and Surgical Urology is the official journal of the British Association of Urological Surgeons. This is a clinically orientated journal, with emphasis on papers originating from UK-based practice, including medical and surgical urology.

Cancer Registration Statistics England


Part of the Office for National Statistics, features statistics on cancer incidence and survival in England.

Cancer Research UK CancerStats


Cancer statistics and information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, screening and molecular biology and genetics of cancer, aimed at health professionals, provided by Cancer Research UK.

The Cochrane Collaboration


The Cochrane Collaboration makes information available regarding the effects of healthcare and produces and disseminates systematic reviews of healthcare interventions.

European Urology


European Urology is the journal of the European Association of Urology, publishing peer-reviewed original articles and reviews on a range of urological topics, including oncology.

NHS Evidence


NHS website providing access to clinical and non-clinical information, including evidence, guidance and government policy.

NHS Evidence – Urological Cancer


Evidence-based resources on urological cancers from the NHS Evidence website.



Database of citations from MEDLINE and life sciences journals, provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the U.S. National Institutes of Health.



The Clinical and Health Outcomes Knowledge Base includes the Compendium of Clinical and Health Indicators, which provides comparative data for around 700 health and local government organisations in England.