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Gynecologic Oncology (Gyn-Oncology) Services

We are proud to help women no matter what they face and this includes cancer.  With our gynecologic oncology team at your side and our patient-centered approach to care addressing all aspects of your cancer treatment, you will get the best patient care in a friendly setting.

Medical Consultation

What Does A Gynecologic Oncologist Do?

A gynecologic oncologist is a specialized medical doctor who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of cancers that specifically affect the female reproductive system. This includes cancers of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, vagina, and vulva. Gynecologic oncologists are trained in both surgery and the use of chemotherapy and other medical treatments to manage gynecologic cancers.

 

  • Conduct thorough medical histories and physical examinations to understand the patient's health and identify any symptoms or signs of gynecologic cancers.

  • Performs biopsies to obtain tissue samples from suspicious areas. This helps in confirming the diagnosis and understanding of the specific characteristics of the cancer cells.

  • Works closely with pathologists who analyze the tissue samples under a microscope to determine the type, grade, and stage of the cancer and then create an individualized treatment plan to remove the cancer.

  • Performs surgeries to remove cancerous tumors and affected tissues. They aim to achieve complete or optimal debulking when possible.

  • Administers chemotherapy, either before or after surgery, to destroy cancer cells that may have spread beyond the primary tumor site.

  • Provides ongoing follow-up care, monitoring patients for signs of recurrence and managing any treatment-related side effects.

Effective care coordination helps streamline the delivery of cancer care and improves the overall patient experience. It is an essential component of patient-centered care, focusing on the individual needs and preferences of cancer patients throughout their journey.

Gynecologic Oncology Services, Treatment and Information

There are various types of gynecological cancers that women can face, and they may require different support services. Alium Health provides female cancer treatment options and care for all the main types of cancer.

Cancers of the female reproductive parts that are rare and often go undetected until they are in advanced stage.

Advanced Gynecologic Surgery

Cancer often demands advanced techniques, technology and expertise to address the complex gynecological conditions presenting.  Our providers are qualified to offer these survices.

Uterine

Cancer

Also known as endometrial cancer, it is one of the most common gynecologic cancers.  It begins in the lining of the uterius and is often found in postmenopausal women.

Robotic and Minimally

Invasive

Surgery

Our providers use a robotic system to assist in performing precise and controlled procedures that are deemed minimally invasive.

Cervical

Cancer

This cancer usually starts in the cells lining the cervix and is often caused by human papillomavirus (HPA), a sexually transmitted infection.

Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Angiogenesis Inhibition, Tumor Direct Therapy

A form of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy or inhibit the growth of rapidly dividing cancer cells.

Vulvar and Vaginal

Cancer

These forms of cancer are rare, but when found are very important to treat immediately.

Genetic Counseling & Testing

By looking at genetics, providers can assess a patient's risk of developing cancer based on their genetic makeup. It looks at information about the inherited genetic mutations that may lead to the likelihood of cancer developing in the body.

Meet the Oncology Team

Contact Alium Health for Gyn-Oncology Services Today!

What does Alium's Care Coordinator do?

1. Multidisciplinary Team Collaboration: Collaboration among oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and other specialists involved in cancer diagnosis and treatment. They develop a personalized and comprehensive treatment plan.

2. Communication: Ensures clear and effective communication among members of the healthcare team, allowing for the exchange of information about the patient's condition, treatment progress, and any changes in the care plan.

3. Supportive Care Services and follow-up: Integrating supportive care services such as palliative care, pain management, counseling, and nutritional support to address the holistic needs of the patient. You will also get regular monitoring of treatment response and adjusting the care plan as needed. 

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4. End-of-Life Care: For patients with advanced or terminal cancer, coordination extends to end-of-life care, ensuring that patients and their families receive compassionate and supportive care.

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