University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Treats Vaginal Cancer with the Latest Technologies
According to the American Cancer Society, only about 2,300 women are diagnosed with vaginal cancer each year in the U.S. If you have received a diagnosis of vaginal cancer, you may be overwhelmed with questions and concern. We understand how you must feel, and we can help. UH Seidman Cancer Center’s gynecologists and cancer care specialists are experts at diagnosing and treating vaginal cancer, working together to customize cancer treatment to meet each woman’s needs.
Nationally Recognized Program Leads the Fight Against Cancer
Our expert health care professionals, including renowned gynecological surgeons and oncologists, use the latest technologies and therapies to lead the fight against cancer. As part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, UH Seidman Cancer Center can offer leading treatments earlier than most other cancer centers.
Full Range of Cancer Treatment Options
UH Seidman Cancer Center is dedicated to diagnosing, treating and researching vaginal cancer and other gynecological cancers. We deliver a full range of treatment options, from conventional care such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, to more advanced options. Patients facing a vaginal cancer diagnosis can rest assured that they will receive excellent treatment at UH Seidman Cancer Center.
Advanced Contributions to Treating Vaginal Cancer
Physicians at UH Seidman Cancer Center are nationally recognized for their advanced contributions toward the treatment of vaginal cancer and other GYN cancers. Just as each patient is unique, we believe that cancer treatment should be customized to fit the individual. We offer patients a multidisciplinary team approach to care. This means all our cancer doctors, nurses and support staff coordinate your care. UH Seidman Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary team works in unison to offer patients a personalized treatment plan and a better outcome. Skilled professionals on the multidisciplinary team include:
- Genetic counselors
- Medical geneticists
- Medical oncologists
- Nurse navigators
- Nurse practitioners
- Radiation oncologists
- Social workers
- Surgical gynecologists
Cancer Clinical Trials
As an academic medical center, we provide ongoing research studies and clinical trials that target cancer treatment and prevention. UH Seidman Cancer Center has many available clinical trials for patients with vaginal and other gynecological cancers, including:
- Studying two different types of radiation therapy for women with endometrial and cervical cancer. Learn more.
- Studying to see how well radiation and chemo work compared with just radiation in treating endometrial cancer that has come back. Learn more.