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Cervical Cancer

Overview

 

2016-2017 US News Gyn badge If you’ve been diagnosed with a cervical cancer, talk to us about treatment options. At City of Hope, our dedicated team of experts takes a patient-centered approach to diagnosing and treating this disease.

Our multidisciplinary team pursues an integrated approach to treating cervical cancer by combining the latest research findings with outstanding patient care. This includes using advanced technologies and specialized techniques such as:

  • Innovative, minimally invasive surgical approaches — including laparascopic and robotically-assisted operations — that reduces pain, blood loss and recovery time
  • Highly precise radiation delivery, increasing its effectiveness against cancer while reducing exposure to normal tissues
  • Individually customized chemotherapy regimens, including novel drugs and drug combinations in our clinical trials program
  • Fertility-preserving treatment options
  • Comprehensive diagnostic tools that improves treatment planning for optimal outcomes

Additionally, City of Hope patients have access to our extensive team of supportive care experts, who will help you and your caregivers achieve and maintain a better quality of life during and after your cervical cancer treatment.

Learn more about about cervical cancer, including its risk factors and symptoms

Nationally Ranked Cancer Center

City of Hope is a nationally recognized leader in the research and treatment of gynecological cancers. We are one of the few facilities designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, and for over a decade, U.S. News & World Report has named City of Hope one of the top cancer hospitals in America. U.S. News also named City of Hope’s gynecological program as one of the top in the nation.

Request an appointment

If you have been diagnosed with cervical cancer or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

NEWS & BREAKTHROUGHS

Every patient is different, with different needs. At City of Hope, we treat you as a valued individual. Our entire ovarian cancer team works together to bring you advanced surgery, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation and supportive care options that will deliver the best outcome for you. You can also enroll in clinical trials for promising treatments that are not offered elsewhere.

Highlights of our treatment program include:

  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery, which uses smaller incisions than a traditional open procedure, resulting in less blood loss, reduced pain, shorter recovery time and quicker return to normal activities
  • Advanced radiation therapy delivery that is more focused on cancerous cells with less exposure on surrounding normal tissues
  • Fertility-preserving therapy options for young women who want to preserve their fertility after cancer treatment
  • Individually customized chemotherapy regimens, including novel drugs and drug combinations in our clinical trials program

Your care continues long after treatment is completed, and we are committed to helping you and your loved ones manage your recovery. This includes our survivorship program, which has resources to improve quality of life for our gynecologic cancer survivors.

Learn more about treatment options for cervical cancer, including surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Christopher Chung, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urogynecology

Gynecologic Oncology

Thanh H. Dellinger, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Amy Hakim, M.D., M.S.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Ernest S. Han, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Stephen J. Lee, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Paul Lin, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Wei-Chien Michael Lin, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Mark Wakabayashi, M.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
Maria C.B. de Leon, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Medical Oncology

Mihaela C. Cristea, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Lucille A Leong, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
Robert J. Morgan, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Yi-Jen Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
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