• Gynecologic cancer

    The Gynecologic Oncology Team specializes in cancers of the ovary, cervix, uterus, vagina and vulva. Treatment options include radical surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, or a combination. Optimal, personalized care is provided by a team of specialists including medical and gynecologic oncologists.

    Early detection of gynecologic cancers greatly increases treatment success. The Gynecologic Oncology Program offers the following screenings:

    Ovarian cancer - The UK Markey Cancer Center Ovarian Screening Program was started in 1987 and provides free annual sonographic screenings to women at risk for ovarian cancer. For more information about the program, call toll free 800-766-8279 or 859-323-4687.

    Cervical cancer - Patients are screened for conditions such as HPV, which indicate a higher risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and invasive cervical cancer.

    Ask your doctor for more information on upcoming screenings and how they may benefit you.

    Specialties

    Ovarian cancer screening, minimally invasive surgery of gynecologic cancers, advanced chemotherapy, clinical trials for the treatment of gynecologic cancers and ovarian tumor ultrasound. 

    Gynecologic cancer care at the UK Markey Cancer Center

    Clinical trials 
    Genetic counseling 

    Patient appointments

      Request an appointment online or call 859-323-5553 or toll free 866-340-4488.


  • Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

    Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor, Room 330A
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536-0098

    Call 859-323-5553
    Call 866-340-4488
    Fax 859-323-1602

    A parking lot for Markey Cancer Center patients is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

    Directions to Markey Cancer Center - Whitney-Hendrickson Building »


    Insurance information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers »

  • Information and support

    Bluegrass Ovarian Cancer Support (BOCS)
    www.bgovca.org 

    Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky (O.A.K.)
    Ovarian cancer awareness materials available for anyone in the state to help spread awareness. Lunch & Learns held to women's group. Support group meetings in Louisville at Norton Healthcare and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. One-on-one networking with other survivors around the state. Annual survivors dinner in Louisville each August. Fundraising for research.
    www.ovarianawarenessofky.org 

    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    www.asco.org 

    National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)
    Offers information about support groups, educational materials, a hotline and a comprehensive Web site with links to many resources.
    www.ovarian.org 

    Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA)
    Advances ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families.
    https://ocrfa.org/