Gynecological cancer—ovarian, endometrial (uterine), cervical, vaginal, fallopian tube and vulvar—may make you feel particularly vulnerable. Wherever your gynecological cancer appears, specialists at CPMC's Cancer Center offer comprehensive and thoughtful care, from diagnosis to survivorship.
Our diagnostic tools, including pelvic screening and cone or endometrial biopsies, help gather crucial information quickly and effectively. Should you require surgery, you and your healthcare provider will discuss the best choice for your needs. Doctors at CPMC specialize in advanced and minimally invasive surgical options, such as laser surgery, cryosurgery and robotic-assisted surgery, to help you recover faster and regain your active life. If warranted and depending on your case, hysterectomy and single or bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (surgery to remove one or both ovaries and fallopian tubes) can be performed laparoscopically.
We’re also committed to genetic research and clinical trials to help you in your fight against cancer; in fact, CPMC currently has more gynecologic cancer clinical trials than any other Bay Area medical center, providing you access to new therapies and drugs. And we’re at the forefront of precision medicine treatments to target your gynecological cancer most successfully. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report recognized CPMC as one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation for gynecology.
Because we understand that total wellness involves body, mind and spirit—and recognizing the power of shared experience—we offer many support services and classes.
This includes our Ovarian and Reproductive Cancer Recovery Program, a free, personalized education and support service that empowers you to participate in every aspect of your treatment and recovery.