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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
  • Dermatology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • 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: