Most cancers of the female organs are highly curable if found at an early stage. This is especially true for uterine and cervical cancer because of recent advances in technology. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is usually the first warning sign.
The Cancer TEAM specialists at Bellin Health will work together to provide you with the most recent therapies available including laser, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgeries, gynecologic cancer specialists, medical chemotherapy and radiation cancer specialists will work together with you to formulate a plan best suited for your individual situation. A personal cancer coach will be available to guide, provide necessary resources and coordinate your care throughout your treatment.
Special testing is available at the Bellin Health Lab for specific genetic syndromes that are frequently seen in Gynecologic Oncology. Genetic counseling can also be arranged for patients with a significant family history of different cancers.
Palliative Care/ Pain Management
The Cancer team includes physicians who specialize in helping you manage through your pain, staying strong in mind and body and to keep yourself as healthy as possible so that you can fight your best fight.
Depending on many factors including the type of gynecologic cancer you have, the stage of your cancer (meaning how developed the cancer is), and the assessment of your individual needs as a gynecologic cancer patient, your cancer team could consist of many different experts. Rest assured that every member of your team will work together to give you comprehensive, patient-focused, supportive gynecologic cancer treatment.
- Gynecologic Oncologist
- Radiation Oncologist
- Medical Oncologist
- Integrative Medicine physician
- Palliative Care physician (pain management)
- Cancer Coach
- Cancer Nurse Practitioner
- Financial Advisor
- Specially trained technologists
- A highly skilled staff, focused on you