Gynecological cancer threatens lives. You might also fear losing your sex life or your ability to have a baby. For some women, these worries can feel overwhelming.
Finding a gynecologic cancer program with experience can help. At UVA, we serve thousands of women. Our team performs hundreds of operations each year.
We offer surgeries with less recovery time and pain. These use smaller cuts and robotic technology. You get back to normal faster than normal.
The Latest Treatments for Gynecological Cancer
We have the latest treatment methods. We offer:
- Chemotherapy with a catheter through your abdomen, for ovarian cancer
- Cryotherapy and laser surgery for cervical cancer
Testing & Clinical Trials
At UVA, you have the chance to join a clinical trial. We're always testing new drugs and methods. These studies give you access to the latest medicine. We research prevention, treatment and survivorship. We also research women at high risk for gynecological cancer.
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) guides care before, during and after surgery. Following ERAS standards, we manage your fluid and energy for the best outcomes. A personalized pain management plan limits your opioid use. And we get you moving and eating sooner than usual.
ERAS practices result in:
- Faster healing
- Going home sooner
- Fewer problems
Learn more about ERAS.