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Gynecologic Oncology

As gynecologic oncologists, we know that our patients and their loved ones have unique medical and emotional concerns.  We provide a plan of care with specialists in: 

  • Oncology
  • Radiation
  • Pathology
  • Clinical research
  • Nursing
  • Social services. 

 

Our team works together to provide a personalize treatment plan that is best suited for your condition.

 

A diagnosis of cancer can be very overwhelming. At the D’Amour Cancer center our gynecologic oncologists provide comprehensive care through education, surgery and chemotherapy.  Our gynecologists apply their additional training in the managing cancer to provide both surgical and drug treatments.  Our specialists are:

 

Michael Dillon, M.D.

Chief of the Gynecologic Oncology Division

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Board Certification: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic  Oncology

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

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Nada Kawar, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine

Residency: University of California, San Francisco

Fellowship: Women and Infants Hospital

Board Certification: Obstetrics & Gynecology 

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

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Tashanna Myers, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Medical School: Temple University School of medicine

Residency: Temple University Hospital

Fellowship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences

Board Certification: Obstetrics & Gynecology , Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

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Nurses: Lynn Buley, RN and Connie Whalers, RN

 

They treat the following cancers:

  • Cervical
  • Uterine (Endometrial)
  • Ovarian, Fallopian Tube or Primary Peritoneal
  • Vulvar
  • Vaginal
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

 

Baystate Health Gynecologic Oncologists provide comprehensive care through

 

  • Diagnosis
  • Education for patients and their families
  • Counseling on hereditary and genetically linked cancers
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery to treat and stage endometrial and early ovarian cancers (via standard laparoscopy or the daVinci robotic surgical system)
  • Chemotherapy

 

for women with gynecological cancer and preinvasive disease.  Our gynecologic oncologists work in close collaboration with Baystate's radiation oncologists. Through our affiliation with the Gynecologic Oncology Group, our patients can access state-of-the-art national clinical trials.

 

Appointments are by referral from the patient's primary physician only.  Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 -12; Tuesday 8-4.