Gynecologic Oncology

FamilyFemale reproductive cancers affect more than 80,000 new women each year. Gynecologic cancers can arise in the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, the cervix, the vulva or the vagina. Gynecologic cancer treatment requires physicians who are specifically trained to treat women with cancer.

A Gynecologic Oncologist is a Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist, who has an additional 3 or 4 years of training in treating women with cancer. This highly specialized training is available only in a limited number of institutions across the country. Gynecologic Oncologists are specially trained in surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and experimental treatments. Treatment by a Gynecologic Oncologist ensures the best and latest therapy available for women with cancer.

At the Ob/Gyn Specialists of the Palm Beaches and the Perinatal Specialists of the Palm Beaches, the Division of Gynecologic Oncology is pleased to provide a Physician, Donna Pinelli, M.D. who specialize in the surgical treatment of women with cancer, pre-cancer or complicated gynecologic conditions. They have extensive training in the latest surgical and chemotherapeutic care for women with cancer. More information is available at the following web sites designed for any woman who is concerned about her risk for gynecologic cancer:

www.wcn.org

www.sgo.org

Cervical Cancer Information

daVinci Robotic Surgery

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