(left to right) Dr. Megan Swanson, Dr. Yvonne Lin-Liu, Dr. Lee-may Chen, Dr. Stefanie Ueda, Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, Dr. Edwin Alvarez)
The Division of Gynecologic Oncology provides a comprehensive approach for our patients, researchers and students. Our division focuses on research and treatment of cancers of the reproductive tract. Our clinicians are board certified gynecologic oncologists and experts in the prevention and management of precancerous abnormalities, such as dysplasia and hyperplasia, and cancer involving the vulva, vagina and cervix, uterus, fallopian tube and ovary.The Division provides clinical training for fellows, residents and medical students through its multidisciplinary practices at the UCSF Ron Conway Gateway Medical Building and surgical and inpatient care of women at UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital at the new Mission Bay Campus. Faculty are engaged in research investigating the pathogenesis, detection and treatment of cervical, ovarian and endometrial cancer.
Division Director: Lee-may Chen, M.D., FACS, FACOG
Mission & Goals
As a clinical and academic division, we are focused on:
To provide early cancer diagnosis, state of the art treatment and compassionate care
To discover, develop, and deliver advancements in early detection, treatment and prevention of cancers of the reproductive tract
To train and inspire future leaders in gynecologic oncology and partner with community and national organizations in promoting cancer awareness and treatment via scholarship and policy