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Who Should Be on Your Endometrial Cancer Team?

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Women of varying ages.
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Medical team meeting.
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Multidisciplinary teams are the gold standard in cancer care


Surgical oncologist reading a report.
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A gynecologic oncologist leads the team


laparoscopic surgery instruments.
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Find a gynecologist oncologist trained in laparoscopic surgery


Talking fertility with gynecologist.
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Gynecologic oncologists also address fertility issues


Woman receiving radiation therapy.
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A radiation oncologist may be a key team member


Nurses reviewing patient information before heading into room.
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Oncology nurses provide additional support


Pathologist examining blood samples.
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Pathologists determine specifics of your endometrial cancer


Pathologist looking at DNA results for genetic markers.
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Pathologists also look for genetic markers


Genetic information concept.
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Genetic counselors provide context and decision-making guidance


Meeting with patient advocate to help navigate care.
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Patient advocates look out for you


Primary care doctor checking  heartbeat.
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Primary care providers look out for your overall health


Couple visiting social worker.
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Social workers help you with non-medical issues


Hospital chaplain reading bible in patients room.
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Spiritual advisors provide comfort in difficult times


Family support.
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Don’t underestimate the power of a support system


Kathleen Hall, MBA

Kathleen Hall, MBA

Kathleen Hall is a health writer who writes articles for consumer and health professionals as well as health care marketing material for corporate clients. Kathleen has a BS in psychology from the University of Maryland, an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists. She divides her time between Richmond, Virginia, and Bar Harbor, Maine. Kathleen is also a professional artist and runner.