Experts in treating female reproductive cancers
Gynecologic oncology focuses on cancers of the female reproductive system. At WellSpan Cancer Centers, our specialized gynecologic oncologists work as your partner in diagnosing and treating high-risk gynecologic problems and cancers. You can count on us to provide expert, professional care in a compassionate environment.
At WellSpan, we follow the latest scientific, technologic and procedural advances in gynecologic oncology to offer you a full range of options for dealing with your cancer. Our research and clinical trials program enables us to stay on the edge of what’s next in our field and provide our patients access to promising treatments more quickly. WellSpan doctors and researchers are actively involved is studying the causes, as well as diagnosis and treatment options, for cancer. Our collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center expands our treatment offerings and clinical trials even further. You can learn more about national research efforts related to gynecologic cancer though the National Cancer Institute.
We are also involved in education, through training the next generation of gynecologic oncologists in our fellowship program.
With WellSpan, you are choosing a partner who will guide, educate, coordinate and provide individualized care for you every step of the way.
Gynecologic cancers affect the cervix, uterus, ovaries and uterine lining. These cancers pose a particular danger to women because they rarely develop symptoms until it’s too late for early diagnosis and treatment. Our team provides expert evaluation, medical treatment and, if needed, surgery.
We diagnose and treat:
How We Can Help
Our cancer specialists will perform a thorough examination that may include laboratory testing, imaging studies and nuclear medicine exams. We will provide you with options for your specific diagnosis and discuss the risks, benefits and treatment alternatives.
Treatments we offer include:
- Non-surgical medical management
- Cancer and precancerous surveillance
- Infusion therapy
- Inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures
- Minimally invasive, robotic surgery using the da Vinci® surgical system
If you are interested in a specific treatment, the WellSpan gynecologic oncology team will help you explore the options.
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