Gynecologic Cancers

Women of all ages are subject to a wide variety of cancers affecting the genital tract. Some cancers are related to age, genetic factors, or modifiable behavior. Some are amenable to screening, yet others remain elusive to early diagnosis. Some high-risk conditions require special work-up and management. Special issues such as sexuality and fertility require unique knowledge and care.

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The Team

With a multidisciplinary approach and open lines of communication among specialties, we are making strides in cancer treatment ranging from diagnosis to survivorship.

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Conditions Treated

Hackensack Meridian Health’s Division of Gynecologic Surgery provides treatment for a wide range of malignant and non-malignant conditions affecting the women’s reproductive system.

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Tests & Treatments

Meridian Cancer Care is on the leading-edge of advanced technology and is comprised of experts with experience and training in the most cutting-edge procedures from the most prestigious cancer programs in the world.

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Prevention and Resources

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Wellness Resources

    • Cancer Health Library

      Cancer Health Library

      With information on everything from nutrition to genetics, a wealth of information awaits patients, survivors and their families here.

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    • Take a Vacation from Cancer

      Take a Vacation from Cancer

      From time to time, you may benefit from taking a respite from your cancer diagnosis, even if you can't leave your illness completely behind.

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    • Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      What effect does diet have on your risk for cancer? Find out by taking this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society.

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    • CyberKnife

      CyberKnife Center

      The precision of the CyberKnife treatments reduce patients' radiation therapy sessions from as many as 40 to 5 or less.

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    • Diagnostic Imaging

      Diagnostic Imaging

      Our imaging procedures use advanced imaging technology subject to stringent regulatory standards.

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    • Surgery


      Meridian Health’s surgical teams of anesthesiologists, registered nurses and board certified, fellowship-trained surgeons work in state-of-the-art operating rooms.

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