Women's Health

Gynecologic Oncology

If you are facing the diagnosis of gynecologic cancer or the presence of a precancerous condition it is important that to seek the expertise offered by gynecologic oncologists. These experts take care of women with cancers of the:

  • Ovaries
  • Uterus
  • Cervix
  • Vulva
  • Vagina

Our experts also treat more uncommon varieties of cancers originating in the reproductive tract.

Gynecologic oncologists go through extensive and vigorous training, and testing, and have the expertise to offer the latest most aggressive treatment options available, both surgical and chemotherapeutic.

Our board-certified, well-recognized, and respected gynecologic oncologists provide state-of-the-art services close to home.They work with a dedicated team of radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, oncology nurses, genetic specialists and other professionals to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that is tailored to the individual patient, without traveling far to receive all the care they need.

Leaders in Cancer Care
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens' Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACS-CoC) as an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program (ACAD).  The Cancer Center has been accredited since 1987 and has achieved the highest level of commendations by the Commission on Cancer in our most recent site visit in 2016.

Learn more on our Cancer Center page.

Gynecologic Oncology Expertise
We offer comprehensive care for women with gynecologic malignancies. The expert medical team uses the latest technology to screen for and treat these malignancies, precancerous lesions, and suspicious pelvic masses.

A multidisciplinary care team, made up of the patient’s primary care physician and a team of medical, radiation, and gynecologic oncologists, carefully creates a personalized care plan for each patient to ensure her unique needs are met.

Gynecologic oncology services available:

  • Comprehensive management of all gynecologic cancers 
  • Evaluation and treatment for abnormal pap smears 
  • Evaluation and treatment of pre-cancerous conditions 
  • Advanced surgical services for cancer and complex pelvic conditions, including minimally Invasive and robotic surgery 
  • Chemotherapy administration and management for gynecologic malignancies 
  • Consultation and/or second opinion visits 
  • Genetic counseling and management for hereditary ovarian, breast and uterine cancers 

Personalized Precision Medicine
The advancement of personalized medicine is no more evident than in the care of cancer patients. The gynecologic oncologists at NYP Queens incorporate genetic and molecular data, along with a detailed assessment of the patient’s health, when developing a treatment plan tailored uniquely for a woman with gynecologic cancer.

They are involved with national trials to evaluate the efficacy of novel therapeutic agents as well as providing clinically proven drugs to provide the maximal response with the least toxicity. 

Support for you and your family
As a patient at NYP Queens, you have access to extensive resources that will help you. Our team of experts are fully committed to providing the best care available, utilizing all recent advances and providing support from diagnosis to a lifetime of monitoring once the prescribed treatment plan is complete.