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Patient Information

Gynecologic cancers are relatively rare, yet the risk is real for any woman and increases with age.

Our WakeMed Hematology & Medical Oncology team work with our gynecological surgery team to employ cutting-edge science and premier oncologic advances to expertly direct patient care in the treatment of gynecologic cancers.

Patients diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, can trust our cadre of compassionate providers to deliver individualized treatment protocols for the best patient experience.

Diagnostics for Gynecologic Cancers


  • Biopsy
  • Colposcopy
  • Endoscopy


  • Abdominal/Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/CT
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound, with the wand placed inside the vagina

Types of Gynecologic Cancers

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Treatments for Gynecologic Cancers

  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Radical Hysterectomy 
  • Surgery
  • Targeted Therapy