Treatments for Gynecology Cancer in Orlando
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute offers the latest and most effective treatment for gynecology cancer in Orlando for residents of Central Florida and the surrounding regions. Treatment for gynecology cancer have a single goal, though they accomplish it differently. The goal is to destroy, modify, control or remove cancerous cells. By eradicating tumors entirely, the hope is that the cancer can no longer spread or reoccur, allowing the patient to live a full life. For more information about gynecology cancer treatment in Orlando, or to schedule an appointment, call (407) 303-1700 or click here to fill out an online assistance form.
By knowing the different procedures and understanding how they work, however, it’s hoped that you and your doctor can choose a treatment regimen that will remove the tumor, get rid of remaining cancer cells in your body and prevent any recurrence.
Following are the major gynecology cancer treatments and therapies available today:
In use since the 1950s, chemotherapy is a treatment strategy where specific medicines, either alone or in combination, are used to kill cancerous cells. Depending on the nature of the cancer, chemotherapy may be used alone or in concert with surgery, radiation therapy or other forms of treatment. Learn more about chemotherapy in Orlando.
da Vinci® Robotic Hysterectomy
A revolutionary approach to surgery of the reproductive organs. the da Vinci® robotic hysterectomy procedure combines the benefits of minimally invasive surgery with a surgeon’s skill to perform a hysterectomy through a very small incision. The result is less scarring, fewer complications and reduced recovery time. Learn more about da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy in Orlando.
A minimally invasive procedure, a laparoscopic hysterectomy is performed by passing one to five small plastic tubes through a small incision in the abdominal wall. Learn more about laparoscopic hysterectomy in Orlando.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
By using laparoscopic tools, surgeons are able to conduct exacting cancer surgery through a very small incision that heals very quickly. Learn more about minimally invasive surgery in Orlando.
One of the most common treatments for cancer, radiation therapy uses high-energy particles or waves to kill cancer cells. It is often used in combination with surgery or chemotherapy to ensure most or all of the cancer is destroyed. Learn more radiation therapy in Orlando.
The most extensive form of hysterectomy, a radial hysterectomy includes the removal of the uterus, cervix and top of the vagina. Depending on the extent of the cancer, the surgeon may also decide to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Learn more about a radical hysterectomy in Orlando.
In a simple hysterectomy, the uterus and cervix are removed, but the structures surrounding it are left behind. The vagina is also left intact as well as the lymph nodes in the pelvic region. Learn more about a simple hysterectomy in Orlando.
Post Hysterectomy Recovery Care
Your road to recovery will begin shortly after your surgery. Your medical team will be monitoring your vital statistics and see if you are having any unexpected pain. Learn more about our hysterectomy recovery care in Orlando.
Gynecology Cancer Rehabilitation
Florida Hospital offers a cancer rehabilitation/lymphedema program that aims to decrease both physical and mental distress. Rehabilitation is available for patients diagnosed with cancer even before a surgery is performed. For more information about the services offered by the Florida Hospital cancer rehabilitation/lymphedema program please click here.Back to Top
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