Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida has a renowned gynecologic oncology team who will treat your cancer effectively while providing compassionate, patient-centric care.

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Gynecologic oncology is a sub-specialty of obstetrics and gynecology. Our gynecologic oncologists at Miami Cancer Institute have additional training in gastrointestinal, urologic and complex abdominal and pelvic surgery. Our specialists also take a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, which includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Our physicians have access to a range of innovative technologies to diagnose and treat your specific cancer. We combine these technology with weekly tumor boards, where multidisciplinary experts review every new patient and work together to create a personalized treatment plan that helps address your individual needs. Through our alliance with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, your care team also meets quarterly with other gynecologic oncology experts to discuss standards of care and the latest developments in gynecologic cancer treatment.

As leaders in gynecologic cancer surgery, our team has one of the largest minimally invasive gynecologic surgical programs in the region and holds a designation as a center of excellence in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL). Miami Cancer Institute also takes a multi-specialty approach to gynecologic surgeries, and care teams collaborate with surgery specialists from different treatment areas to help create a comprehensive care plan for each patient.

Your gynecologic oncologists will also work closely with specialists in our next-generation genomic sequencing laboratory to help pinpoint your exact type of tumor and the most effective way to treat the cancer.

Each individualized care plan includes services to address your whole journey as a patient, including nutritional advice, physical therapy, psychosocial therapy and pain management services.

Gynecologic cancer is a term that describes a range of cancers affecting the female reproductive system, including the ovaries, cervix, uterus, and vulva.

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There are several different types of gynecologic cancer, each with specific risk factors, symptoms and treatment options. For a comprehensive look at a specific type of gynecologic cancer, click on a cancer type below:

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Surgical Review Commission (SRC) accredits the top surgeons, physicians and medical professionals in the world who are dedicated to sustaining a culture of excellence by committing to safety, high-quality surgical care and optimal patient outcomes. This accreditation distinguishes Miami Cancer Institute/South Miami Hospital as a Center of Excellence in minimally invasive gynecology. Our team provides the highest quality of care to patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
Tumor Board

Tumor Board

A multidisciplinary team of cancer experts including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, genetic counselors, medical geneticists, social workers, patient navigators and clinical trials staff meet weekly to discuss select complex cases and determine the best course of care. Stem cell transplantation experts and hematologic oncology experts are also available to discuss complex cases.

South Florida's First Proton Therapy Center

Proton therapy is a highly specialized treatment that directs proton particles toward tumors to destroy cancer cells while largely sparing healthy tissue and decreasing the risk of side effects. This sophisticated treatment is used only for certain types of cancers and in a limited number of individuals.

Who are the experts on Gynecologic Cancers?

Miami Cancer Institute offers multidisciplinary specialists who know how to treat your specific type of cancer. For cervical cancer, gynecologic oncologists perform surgery and manage chemotherapy for each patient. Each member of your cancer team will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that is both effective and right for you as a patient.

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