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Gynecologic Cancers Resources

There are a number of resources available to our patients with gynecologic cancers. These resources include educational information as well as support services and resources.

Managing the Side Effects of Gynecologic Cancer Treatment

Estrogen-lowering aromatase inhibitors are frequently prescribed to women with ovarian and uterine cancers. New research sheds light on how side effects impact these patients. Continue reading this article.

Learn more about managing the side effects from cancer and cancer treatment in Mind, Body and Side Effects

Educational Information

For more information on the basics of cancer, gynecologic cancer types, tests and procedures, and various treatments, among other topics, visit the following trusted sites:

Information for Rogel Cancer Center Patients

Download/print the Gynecologic Oncology Patient Handbook [pdf]. This document is intended as a guide for our patients.

Support Services & Resources

For supportive services and resources in the Michigan Medicine system, local community, as well as national networks and organizations, below are helpful sites:

Michigan Medicine Resources

Community and National Resources

Fertility Preservation

Patients who have not begun their cancer treatment can explore fertility preservation options at the Briarwood Center for Reproductive Medicine. Ours is the only clinic in Michigan offering comprehensive care for cancer patients.

Genetics / Risk Evaluation

Two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, are known to dramatically increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer in her lifetime. If there are a number of family members who have had instances of breast, ovarian, colon, prostate, stomach and/or pancreatic cancer, you may be a candidate for genetic screening in our Breast & Ovarian Risk Evaluation Program.