Gynecologic oncology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses only on cancers of the female reproductive system, notably ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and endometrial cancer. Today, there are more encouraging treatment options for women with gynecologic cancers than ever before.
Although gynecologic cancers are often grouped together, they vary in terms of symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Find out more about specific gynecologic cancers and our approach to treatment for each:
A Team Approach
The Gynecologic Oncology Program takes a team approach to patient care. Your team includes gynecologic oncologists, gynecologic oncology surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and oncology nurses. Together, they discuss the diagnosis and staging of the disease and treatment recommendations for every patient. This approach ensures patients receive the benefit of multiple opinions and team input.
The diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers have become highly personalized based on genetic markers, family history and other factors unique to you. Our team will tailor a treatment plan that takes these factors, along with the cancer type and stage, into consideration. Treatment options for gynecologic cancers include:
Clinical studies are also another source of information, insight and hope into how that standard of care is being improved and outcomes, changed.