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Department of Radiation Oncology
The Gynecologic Radiation Oncology Service is nationally recognized in the field of radiation oncology for providing comprehensive clinical care for women with primary cancers of the uterus, cervix, vulva, vagina, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. Centered on reproductive-tract tissues, gynecologic radiation therapy requires exceptional precision to minimize the impact of treatment on sexual, hormonal, and reproductive functions. Our radiation oncologists' extensive knowledge of reproductive anatomy and physiology, combined with their expertise in radiation therapy, make them exceptionally qualified to treat women with gynecologic cancers.
Mass General offers multi-modality treatment of cancer of the uterus with metastases to regional nodes (stage IIIC), where Mass General clinical outcomes are currently among the best reported in the medical literature (in excess of 80% five-year relapse-free actuarial survival).
Karen Bernstein, MD
Our team is dedicated to keeping you completely informed and encourages your questions about any step in the treatment process, from understanding the safety of your therapy to managing side effects. Answers to many frequently asked questions also appear in Your Guide to Radiation Therapy (PDF).
Female Sexual Health ClinicIf you are a female patient who has received or are currently receiving pelvic radiation and are concerned about how your cancer diagnosis may be affecting your sexual health, interventions offered by our Female Sexual Health Clinic may be able to help.
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Clark Center for Radiation Oncology
Vida E & Arthur L. Goldstein Lunder Building
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center30 Fruit StreetBoston, MA 02114Phone: 617-726-0923 (Proton Inquiry Line: 617-724-1680)Fax: 617-726-6498Email: InformationRadOnc@partners.org
Marcela Del Carmen, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center says that the risk for cervical cancer goes up, not down, as you age. Learn about your risk for cervical cancer, and the new guidelines that caution women to continue to get PAP smears into their 60s.
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