Gynecologic Cancer Treatment Options
While the management of gynecologic cancer includes a variety of techniques, the primary treatment is surgery, typically followed by chemotherapy.
The Magee-Womens Gynecologic Cancer Program in Pittsburgh, Pa., offers state-of-the-art treatment options to battle gynecologic cancer, such as:
Our specialists work closely to evaluate your cancer and determine the best course of treatment, based on:
We also take into consideration your individual choices and encourage you to play an active role in deciding and planning your gynecologic cancer treatment.
Other Treatments and Services for Gynecologic Cancer
Integrative, holistic medicine for gynecologic cancer
The Gynecologic Cancer Program partners with UPMC’s Center for Integrative Medicine, offering a holistic approach for treating and managing gynecologic cancer.
The center offers both conventional and complementary therapies, personalized to suit your lifestyle and:
- Assist in the management of disease
- Strengthen self-awareness
- Prevent illness
- Create optimal health
Because your cancer affects your reproductive organs, infertility may arise as a result of your treatment.
The Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology provides expert reproductive health care services, should you wish to have children following your treatment.
Supportive care, intended to enhance your quality of life at any stage of your gynecologic cancer diagnosis or treatment, is also important.
At Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, therapists, social workers, clergy members, and others can help you and your family with:
- Emotional and psychological issues surrounding your cancer diagnosis and treatment
- Spiritual needs
- Logistical needs
- The physical demands of cancer treatment