The Penn State Health Approach to Gynecological Cancer
More than 90,000 women in the United States will discover they have some form of gynecologic cancer each year. The experts at Penn State Health are committed to providing you comprehensive prevention and treatment for cancers affecting your cervix, vaginal, vulva, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
Our multidisciplinary team creates a personalized treatment plan from diagnosis through survivorship, including medication, radiation therapy, surgery and supportive care. We stay at the forefront of treatment options to ensure you have the most innovative treatment options available.
Innovative Clinical Trials
Penn State Health participates in national clinical trials to bring you the most recent treatment options available in fighting gynecologic cancer. We are members of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) international cooperative group funded by the National Cancer Institute, offering more than 45 active clinical trials at any one time for gynecologic malignancies, including cancers of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva.
Should you require surgery, our team offers minimally invasive surgery and traditional procedures. The surgical oncologists at Penn State Health have a special interest and expertise in innovative surgical techniques, including robotic-assisted surgical approaches for the treatment of gynecologic malignancies and fertility-sparing surgery.
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Experts in Care
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Why Choose Penn State Health for Care
The Correct Diagnosis for the Start
At Penn State Health, we understand that a comprehensive treatment plan begins with an accurate diagnosis and staging of your cancer. Not all cancers are treated in the same way, so a correct diagnosis is critical in determining your treatment plan. With advanced imaging tools and expert pathologists, we offer comprehensive cancer diagnosis and staging.
Getting a Second Opinion
When you are diagnosed with cancer, you want to make sure you are getting the best possible care by a team of experts. At Penn State Health, our team of medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists and surgical specialists review your case and medical history to provide you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
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