Gynecologic Health

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about prevention and wellness for women.

Can minimally invasive surgery treat gynecologic cancers?

Oncologic surgeries have been done with open procedures, but some can be performed using minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

A condition commonly treated with minimally invasive techniques is uterine, or endometrial, cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic. Other matters factor into the decision to use minimally invasive means, and technological advances continue to open possibilities to treat other cancers this way, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Ask your doctor about treating cancer using minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

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Source: Rashmi Bolinjkar, MD, Upper Valley Womens Center; Jeremy Crouch, MD, Womens Health Specialists and Midwives of Dayton; Heather Hilkowitz, MD, Hilltop Obstetrics and Gynecology; Amanda Fox, CNP, Dulan and Moore Dulan Family Wellness Center; Kathryn Lorenz, MD, Hyatt Family Care; William Rush, MD, Lifestages Samaritan Centers for Women; Jerome Yaklic, MD, Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Amy Renshaw, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; J. Scott Bembry, Premier OB/GYN; L. William Rettig, III, MD,Lifestages Centers for Women; Elyse Weber, PA, Lifestages Centers for Women; Rhonda Washington, MD, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Stacy Hudepohl, CNM, Center for Womens Health and Wellness; Larry Holland, DO, Premier Womens Center

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