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Gynecologic Cancer Program

The Gynecologic Cancer Program embraces the interdisciplinary concept of oncology care by providing medical and surgical care to women with gynecologic malignancies from diagnosis through end of life.

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Focus on Gynecologic Cancer

Unraveling Ovarian Cancer

By comparing the genetic makeup of ovarian tumors from two very different groups of women, researchers hope to discover what irregularities in DNA are shared because that could point to the cause of this deadly disease.

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The Gynecologic Cancer Program provides complete and compassionate care for women with gynecologic cancers including ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar, peritoneal, and fallopian tube cancers, as well as gestational trophoblastic disease. We also help women with pre-invasive disease as well as those concerned about genetic risk for developing gynecologic cancers.

Our gynecologic cancer specialists combine training and expertise in gynecology, surgery and oncology. They are part a team of experts from a variety of medical disciplines who work together to ensure that every patient receives an accurate diagnosis, a tailored treatment plan, and comprehensive care that meets their medical, social, and psychological needs.

As part of a National Cancer Institute comprehensive research and treatment center, and members of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), we’re working to better understand gynecologic cancers and to develop more effective ways to treat them. Our program combines scientific discoveries with the latest technology and therapies to provide the most advanced and comprehensive gynecologic cancer care available in New Hampshire and northern New England.

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  • Our interdisciplinary team of experts: Specialists from a range of medical disciplines work together to provide complete diagnosis and individualized treatment based on their extensive training and experience as well as the latest research.
  • Specialized services: We offer the latest treatment options including minimally invasive and robotic surgery, intraperitoneal chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and new treatment options being developed in clinical trials. We provide genetic assessment and counseling for women with a family history of cancer, and provide options for women concerned about infertility due to cancer treatment.
  • Patient- and family-centered care: Our integrated cancer care includes a range of educational and supportive services to enhance comfort and quality of life from the moment of diagnosis through all phases of treatment.
  • Convenient, close-to-home regional locations: Our advanced care is available at our central Lebanon, N.H. location, but patients also can receive gynecologic surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation in Manchester, Nashua and Keene, N.H., and in St. Johnsbury, Vt.