Surgical Oncology Center at Winthrop-University Hospital Cancer Center
At the Forefront of Cancer Care
Surgical oncology focuses on the surgical treatment of cancer, and is utilized to diagnose, stage, and manage the disease.
At Winthrop’s Surgical Oncology Center, our board-certified and fellowship trained surgeons have performed thousands of successful procedures using the most advanced technology. As a team, our specialists discuss with you the surgical options that are best suited to your individual needs.
Each procedure is performed using techniques suited to each patient’s maximum opportunity for a positive outcome.
Collaboration is at the heart of our patient-centered care. The surgical oncology staff meets regularly with the Cancer Center’s other specialists to discuss ongoing care management in a multidisciplinary setting. The result is optimal, customized treatment for each and every patient we see.
Surgical Oncology Specialties
The surgical treatment of cancer requires highly skilled surgeons with expertise that spans the spectrum of specialized care. Procedures may be performed through traditional or minimally invasive routes, and include:
- Colorectal Surgery
- General Surgery
- Gynecologic Surgery
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Urologic Surgery
Conditions Treated with Surgical Oncology
Surgical oncology is used to diagnose, manage and treat an array of pediatric and adult cancers, including:
- Breast Cancer (Male and Female)
- Colorectal Cancer (including liver, colon, stomach, biliary, intestines, spleen)
- Endocrine Tumors (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal)
- Gynecologic Cancer
- Head and Neck
- Hepatobiliary Cancers(Liver Metastases, Secondary Liver Cancer)
- Lung Cancer
- Muscular System (sarcoma Soft Tissue)
- Pancreatic Cancers
- Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors
- Skin (melanoma, carcinoma)
- Stomach( Gastric Tumors)