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Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to stop the growth of cancer cells. It is often used to treat gynecologic cancers, either by itself or following gynecologic cancer surgery.
Depending on the stage and type of your gynecologic cancer, chemotherapy may be:
The Magee-Womens Gynecologic Cancer Program in Pittsburgh, provides a private atmosphere where you can receive chemotherapy, including:
Other comprehensive services include:
For some cancers, your body’s natural hormones may be causing your cancer to grow.
Depending on your type of gynecologic cancer, your doctor may suggest using hormone therapy to:
Depending on the type of hormone therapy you receive, side effects may include: