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
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.
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