McMaster University

McMaster University

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Jehonathan Pinthus

Associate Professor
Urology and Surgical Oncology


Juravinski Cancer Centre
699 Concession Street
Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

Support Staff

Joanne Atanas (Administrative Assistant)
Phone: (905) 387-9495 ext. 64902
Fax: 905-381-7071

Clinical Interest

  • Surgical treatment of prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers: elevated Prostate Serum Antigen (PSA), Prostate cancer screening, TRUS-guided prostate biopsy (including saturation biopsies), active surveillance with delayed intervention, radical prostatectomy and hormonal therapy
  • Bladder cancer: Hematuria, bladder replacement, management of non-muscle invasive and muscle invasive bladder cancer
  • Renal cancer: active surveillance, partial and radical nephrectomy
  • Penile cancer: inguinal lymph node dissection, partial and radical penectomy

Research Interest

Basic or translational research in prostate and renal cancers looking at the inherent biological profile of patients on their tumour progression and response to therapy.


  • M.D., Hebrew University medical School (Israel)
  • Urology Residency, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)
  • Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)
  • Urological Oncology Fellowship, University of Toronto
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