Cervical Cancer Team

Cervical Cancer Team

Swedish’s multidisciplinary cancer team work together to provide a comprehensive care experience, completed by an integrated approach to care, leading-edge imaging and diagnostic techniques, treatment options and a wide selection of quality support services. Your personalized care team may include:

Modern cancer treatment requires the input of multiple types of cancer specialists for developing and applying the best treatment plan individualized for each patient. Diagnostic radiologists and pathologists provide essential information regarding the diagnosis of cancer, the extent of the cancer, and the individual characteristics of each cancer that help to determine the prognosis, the appropriate treatment, and patient’s potential reaction to the treatments. Surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists are the primary treating physicians, often working together to develop a combination of treatments that offer the best outcome for each individual patient. Other physicians specialize in caring for and managing the side effects of the treatment and the cancer that the patient might experience through pain management, physical fitness and rehabilitation, mental and spiritual well being, natural medicine, and nutrition.

At Swedish, we create a team of cancer physicians appropriate for each individual patient to optimize our patients’ treatment plan and provide the very best outcome possible. The team works together in coordinating the diagnostic procedures, reviewing the patient’s unique situation, prescribing and delivering the appropriate treatments, and following the patient post treatment. This team approach provides our patients with the opinion and expertise of the very best physicians.

Gynecologic Oncologists

Gynecologic oncologists are physicians who specialize in the treatment of women with cervical, ovarian and uterine cancers. Gynecologic oncologists perform wide-ranging cancer surgeries and prescribe the appropriate chemotherapy.

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Onco-physiatrist

A physiatrist, or physician specializing in rehabilitation medicine, helps restore optimal function and quality of life to people who as a result of illness or injury have reduced ability to participate in everyday activity. An onco-physiatrist is a rehabilitation physician sub-specializing in cancer rehabilitation.

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Psychiatrists

The psychiatrists are physicians who specialize in the assessment and care of emotional and thinking problems that may arise with cancer, medications, side effects, pain and other stresses. Their practice focuses on cancer-related problems, especially those caused by or interfering with your care.

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Radiation Oncologists

Radiation oncologists are the physicians who specialize in using radiation therapy to treat cancer.

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Cancer services are provided at the Arnold Pavilion and at our locations in Ballard, Bellevue, Cherry Hill, Edmonds, Redmond, Mill CreekIssaquah and Burien (Highline partnership).



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