Where you have your cancer surgery makes a difference.
Minimally invasive and non invasive surgery procedures provide patients with significant benefits including less pain, faster recovery, and faster return to all activities. Surgery that used to routinely require 6 weeks to recover, now can be done faster and with less pain and a few tiny incisions. Patients can often return to normal activity within two weeks.
The surgeons at the Women's Cancer Program have the expertise to perform almost all gynecologic surgeries using advanced minimally invasive techniques, often using the da Vinci Surgical System.
We have performed thousands robotically assisted surgeries putting us in the top 5 percent in the nation for this type of surgery. More importantly, it means that women undergoing gynecologic surgeries have access to some of the most experienced, skilled surgeons in the nation.
Surgery for gynecologic cancer is performed to determine the stage of cancer and as a treatment for your cancer. The oncologists at the Women's Cancer Program use the most advanced technology available to perform this surgery with exacting precision. Our skilled surgeons regularly perform:
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