Journal of Medical and Surgical Urology

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Medical and Surgical Urology-urologic oncology-Sam Brancato

United States

University of Iowa,
Department of urology.

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Sam Brancato


200 Hawkins Drive,
3228 RCP,
Iowa City, IA 52242.

Research Interests:

urologic oncology, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, immunotherapy



  • MS, Pennsylvania State University
  • MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Resident, Urology, Loyola University
  • Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Urologic Oncology Branch

Licensure and Certifications:

  • State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine


  1. Maruf, M., Brancato, S. J. & Agarwal, P. K. (2016). Nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer: a primer on immunotherapy. Cancer biology & medicine, 13(2), 194-205. PMID: 27458527.
  2. Muthigi, A., George, A. K., Brancato, S. J. & Agarwal, P. K. (2016). Novel immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of urothelial carcinoma. Therapeutic advances in urology, 8(3), 203-14. PMID: 27247630.
  3. Brancato, S. J., Lewi, K. & Agarwal, P. K. (2015). Evolving immunotherapy strategies in urothelial cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book / ASCO. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Meeting, e284-90. PMID: 25993187.
  4. Tarr, M. E., Brancato, S. J., Cunkelman, J. A., Polcari, A., Nutter, B. & Kenton, K. (2015). Comparison of postural ergonomics between laparoscopic and robotic sacrocolpopexy: a pilot study. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 22(2), 234-8. PMID: 25315401.
  5. Ghosh, M., Brancato, S. J., Agarwal, P. K. & Apolo, A. B. (2014). Targeted therapies in urothelial carcinoma. Current opinion in oncology, 26(3), 305-20. PMID: 24685646.
  6. Brancato, S. J., Hoyt, D. S., Ross, Jr, G. & Wakefield, M. R. (2006). Transplantation of cadaveric pediatric duel en bloc renal allografts in a patient with elevated factor VIII and IX levels. Clinical transplants, 588-90. PMID: 18365446.
  7. Paxon, T. L., Brown, T. S., Lin, H. Y., Brancato, S. J., Roddy, E. S., Bevilacqua, P. C. & Ewing, A. G. (2004). Continuous monitoring of enzyme reactions on a microchip: application to catalytic RNA self-cleavage. Analytical chemistry, 76(23), 6921-7. PMID: 15571342.