Your life is busy. We get that, which is why UPMC Magee-Womens offers access to expert care for gynecologic cancers close to home.
Our experts provide:
Our women's cancer doctors give seamless treatment, no matter where you live.
Gynecologic cancers form when cells in the female reproductive organs grow in ways they shouldn't.
These cancers include:
We use a range of tests to diagnose gynecologic cancers.
Doctors use a screening test to see if changes to cells in the cervix may turn into cancer.
During a pap test, doctors place an instrument (speculum) into the vagina to spread the vaginal walls. They scrape cells from the cervix and send the sample for an expert to look at with a microscope.
We use machines to take detailed pictures of the organs to look for tumors or see if gynecologic cancer has spread.
Doctors take a tissue or fluid sample from tumors or from places with suspect cells. Experts look at these samples with a microscope to see if they have cancer cells.
We may use minimally invasive gynecologic techniques, such as:
UPMC Magee-Womens offers advanced treatments and access to a team of cancer experts at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Our team works together to make sure you get the best treatment for you.
Our gynecologic surgeons use minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic and robot-assisted to remove tumors.
These techniques use small incisions, so recovery is quicker and scars are smaller.
Cancer doctors at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center use medicines to treat cancers of the female reproductive system.
Depending on the cancer type, we use:
Experts at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Erie use powerful beams of energy to treat gynecologic tumors.
Our cancer experts use the newest technologies and treatments.
The UPMC gynecologic cancer care team includes:
Call 814-877-8950 to make an appointment at UPMC Magee-Womens Specialty Services.