Doctors in the gynecologic oncology department at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Atlanta, diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system. This cancer specialty focuses on female-only cancers including vaginal, cervical, uterine, vulvar or ovarian cancer. The gynecologic oncologists at CTCA® have extensive training and experience in obstetrics and gynecology. After several years of additional training, our gynecologic oncologists have experience in addressing the concerns faced by women with reproductive cancers.
The gynecologic oncologists at our cancer center in Atlanta conduct a comprehensive review of a patients’ records, disease and background prior to recommending treatment options. These clinicians review patients’ records, inquire about their medical history and order additional tests, such as a pelvic exam and ultrasound. This information helps the gynecologic oncologist to determine the stage of the patient’s cancer and provide a diagnosis. Gynecologic oncologists at CTCA may also recommend fertility preservation options, if applicable. All these factors are taken into consideration when developing a personalized treatment plan designed to meet each patient’s specific needs and treatment goals.
Our expert doctors are committed to treating the whole person, not just the gynecologic cancer. At our Atlanta hospital, we understand that managing the side effects of gynecologic cancer treatment is often half the battle. Your integrated team of cancer specialists will combine advanced medical treatments with supportive care services to reduce pain and other side effects and help you stay strong throughout treatment. Managing your side effects is a major step in helping you focus on healing and improving your quality of life.