Gynecological Cancer: Approach to Care
Multidisciplinary Treatment Team
Our multidisciplinary treatment team includes physicians, nurses and staff who are experts in gynecologic cancer. The exchange of knowledge and opinions among team members means that patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple cancer specialists from many disciplines who carefully review patient information and develop the best possible treatment plan for each individual. Our patients benefit from numerous services including:
Comprehensive Patient Care
For many years the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been ranked by the US News and World Report as one of the top 50 ObGyn departments in the nation. This is just one reflection of our high standard of patient care, teaching and research. With over 50,000 patient visits a year in our clinics, almost 3,000 deliveries a year, gynecologic surgery, oncology and infertility services, we are a very busy and highly successful department. Even with such a busy clinical service, we have been able to maintain a highly personalized approach to each patient and were recently awarded a five star award for patient satisfaction.
The Division of Gynecologic Oncology’s predominant area of research has been clinical with emphasis on the management of ovarian malignancies with radioactive phosphorus, also known as P-32, and various chemotherapeutic trials in ovarian and cervical cancer. This active research program puts us in a unique position to offer patients the latest innovative technology and state-of-the-art treatment options, including: