Gynecologic Cancer

Comprehensive Care for Gynecologic Cancers

RWJBarnabas Health cancer specialists diagnose and treat all forms of gynecologic cancer including cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine, and vulvar cancer. Our Cancer Centers utilize state-of-the-art technology, the most effective treatments, and leading edge therapies to treat women who are newly diagnosed or who have experienced a recurrence of gynecologic cancer.

Expert Teams and Advanced Treatments for Gynecologic Cancers

RWJBarnabas Health specialists in gynecologic oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pain management, interventional radiology, and pathology work as a team to design and deliver a well-coordinated and individualized treatment approach for each and every patient.

Treatment plans may include a combination of proven modalities for gynecologic cancer, as well as the most promising clinical trials and innovative therapies that offer more options for cure. Treatment may include the following:

  • Gynecologic Cancer Surgery - RWJBarnabas Health gynecologic oncologists are skilled surgeons who may use traditional, minimally invasive, robotic assisted, or image-guided interventional technologies to remove tumors and disease for pathological evaluation. When a lesion is removed, pathologists with specialized expertise identify, stage and grade tumors to ensure the best, most effective forms of treatment.
  • Chemotherapy - Today, chemotherapy offers excellent treatment options for gynecologic cancers - treatments that have minimal side-effects with great results. Our medical oncologists are on the leading edge of care, and delver the most effective treatments patients need for their particular form of gynecologic cancer. For patients with advanced, recurrent or difficult to treat cancers, participation in clinical trials and new agents also may be appropriate.
  • Radiation Therapy For Gynecologic Cancer - RWJBarnabas Health offers women advanced radiation therapy utilizing state-of-the-art technology that delivers radiation with pinpoint accuracy, while sparing healthy tissue and greatly reducing treatment time. Both external beam and internal radiation therapy, such as high-dose and low-dose rate brachytherapy, are effective in treating vaginal, cervical and uterine cancers. Radiation therapy is led by expert radiation oncologists with special expertise in gynecologic cancers.
  • Support Services for Patients and Families are also a critical part of care. Our Cancer Centers provide programs, services and integrative therapies that help with the many physical and emotional aspects of diagnosis, treatment and recovery from gynecologic cancer.

To learn more about our cancer specialists for your needs visit our physician finder.

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