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At Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute, we’ve assembled a team of nationally recruited physicians focused on using innovative techniques and technology in the treatment of gynecologic cancers.

Gynecologic cancer includes any cancer that starts in the female reproductive organs, including:

  • Cervical cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Vaginal cancer
  • Vulvar cancer

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To make an appointment with our providers, please call 980-442-2200.

Gynecologic cancer tests and diagnosis

At Levine Cancer Institute, you’ll have access to the latest procedures for diagnosing gynecologic cancers. If gynecologic cancer is suspected, the first diagnostic step typically involves a physical exam (including a pelvic exam) and a thorough gathering of your medical history, including symptoms and risk factors.

Depending on the type of cancer suspected, your doctor may suggest any of the following diagnostic tests:

  • Imaging studies (such as MRI, CT scan or ultrasound)
  • Pap test (in which cervical cells are studied to look for changes)
  • Biopsy
  • Blood tests

Gynecologic cancer treatment

We offer the most advanced, comprehensive care for gynecologic cancer. Our nationally recognized team of surgeons, gynecologic oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and other specialists work together to develop individualized cancer treatment plans for the best outcomes possible.

The goal of treatment is to:

  • Rid the body of cancer
  • Reduce the chance of reoccurrence
  • Reduce the chance of the cancer traveling to another part of the body

Treatment for gynecologic cancer depends on your individual cancer and stage.

Gynecologic cancer treatment options include:

  • Minimally invasive, robotic and reconstructive surgery
  • Electrocoagulation (heat) therapy or laser ablation (for pre-invasive cancer of the cervix)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy or intraperitoneal chemotherapy (injected into the abdomen)
  • Tumor-specific or targeted therapies
  • A combination of therapies
  • Vaccines

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Patient Resources

  • Gynecologic cancer clinical trials

    In addition to state-of-the-art treatment options, our physicians also conduct clinical trials. Our participation in research trials allows for a better understanding of what leads to gynecologic cancer and helps us translate this knowledge into new treatment strategies.

    Learn about our latest clinical trials.

  • Cancer support and survivorship programs

    The cancer care process can feel confusing and overwhelming at times – often involving physical, financial and emotional challenges for you and your family. From diagnosis to survivorship, we have numerous resources available to support you during your treatment experience.

    Learn more about our cancer support and survivorship programs.

  • Planetree certification

    To earn the Planetree Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care, we excelled across more than 50 criteria of patient-centered care – qualities that reflect what patients and clinicians say matters most to them.

    Learn about our Planetree Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care.

  • Donate to cancer research

    Because of philanthropy, Atrium Health is expanding its resources to fight cancer and bring national-level expertise to communities throughout the Southeast. You can make a difference in the local fight against cancer for children and adults in our community.

    Learn how to donate to cancer research.