Gynecologic cancers begin in the female reproductive system or genitals. University of Colorado Health provides advanced care for anyone diagnosed with gynecologic cancer. Recognized as a center for developing and setting new standards in cancer treatment, UCHealth is also noted for providing second opinions on all aspects of gynecologic cancer care.
Specialists in gynecologic cancers
You can trust our UCHealth experts to deliver the latest in proven treatments and, just as importantly, provide you with the hope that helps you heal. Whenever possible, we offer fertility-sparing treatment.
Our specialists treat a wide variety gynecologic cancers, including:
Team-based treatment at UCHealth
At UCHealth facilities in metro Denver, Fort Collins, Loveland, and Colorado Springs, a caring team of doctors and support professionals from many fields work together to develop the best plan of care for you, and they stay with you from your initial appointment through treatment and aftercare.
You receive doctor-managed care that emphasizes wellness and healing for you as a whole person—our complementary and integrative medicine specialists incorporate options such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and exercise consultation into your treatment. Your expert medical team members may include:
- Gynecologic oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Urologic oncologists
- Oncology social worker
- Nurses or Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Physician assistants (PAs)
- Medical residents
- Integrative medicine and complementary care therapists such as aromatherapists or a Chinese herbal pharmacist
Gynecologic cancer tests & treatments
Once a cancer has been diagnosed, our specialists need to know where it may have spread. This is the “stage” of the cancer. The lower the number, the less it has spread. Knowing the stage allows your medical team to determine the best possible treatment plan for you, including any of a variety of tests or procedures to find (diagnose) your specific condition.
Treatment for gynecologic cancers varies greatly from person to person. Your medical team may use any combination of therapies and treatments to properly evaluate your situation and create a personalized plan to fit your exact needs and preferences.