Why Choose WCHN For Gynecological Cancer Treatment?
Western Connecticut Health Network’s gynecologic oncology program provides comprehensive expert care. Led by Thomas J. Rutherford, MD, PhD., a nationally known leader in the treatment of gynecologic cancers who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of ovarian cancer. Our physicians have subspecialty expertise in all types of gynecologic cancer care.
Risk Factors and Screenings
Gynecologic Cancer Diagnosis
If you have an abnormal PAP smear or other symptoms that suggest the possibility of a gynecologic cancer, your doctor may order diagnostic tests such as:
● Dilation and curettage (D&C)
● Pap test
● Pelvic ultrasound
● Transvaginal ultrasound (TVU)
● CT scan
● PET/CT scanMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Our Western Connecticut Health Network physicians provide personalized cancer treatment based on your specific diagnosis. Factors weighed in identifying the optimal treatment for each patient include the type and stage of your cancer, along with your own treatment goals and lifestyle.Each patient diagnosed with gynecologic cancer benefits from review by our multidisciplinary Gynecologic Oncology tumor board. Together the team arrives at a personalized treatment plan.