What is a gynecologic oncologist?

Fran
Drescher
CA

A gynecologic oncologist is an obstetrician/gynecologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of female reproductive cancers. They have extensive training in providing care to women in regards to the prevention, screening, early detection, treatment and surveillance of patients with gynecologic cancers. Studies have shown that patients with gynecologic cancers have the best outcomes when treated by a gynecologic oncologist. To find a gynecologic oncologist in your area, please visit:
http://www.wcn.org/findadoctor/