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    Gynecologic oncology team

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533

    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Gynecologic Oncology Team specializes in cancers of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva. Treatment options include radical surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, or a combination. Exceptional and personalized care is provided by a team of cancer specialists who are trained in the most advanced treatment techniques, including clinical trial opportunities.

    Early detection of gynecologic cancers greatly increases treatment success. The Gynecologic Oncology Team performs 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 1-800-766-8279 or 859-323-4687.
    • Cervical Cancer - Patients are screened for conditions such as HPV that indicate a higher risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and invasive cervical cancer.

    For patient appointments: 859-257-4488 or 866-340-4488

  • Clinical services

    • Early detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment for precancerous disorders of the female reproductive tract including: cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers
    • Diagnostic ultrasound and biomarker evaluation of ovarian tumors
    • Placement of venous access devices
    • Multi-disciplinary care including radiation medicine, surgical oncology and pathology
    • Treatment options inclusive of systemic chemotherapy, intraperitoneal chemotherapy, surgery (laparotomy, minimally invasive/robotic), external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy
    • National, collaborative group and industry-sponsored clinical trials
    • Genetic counseling

  • 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