Gynecologic Oncology a specialized field of medicine that deals with the treatment of cancers in the female reproductive system, such as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer and vulvar cancer. There are many approaches used for treating cancers in the female reproductive system. These include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery, targeted therapy, etc.
Gynecologic oncologists are physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in female reproductive organs. They are well-versed in a variety of diagnostic techniques and management procedures such as radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery on reproductive organs. They also have the skills to perform medical procedures on non-reproductive organs affected by gynecologic cancer treatment.
Gynecologic Oncologists treat the following types of cancers: -
A Gynecologic oncologist is responsible for the overall health and care of cancer patients. Their duties involve the following: