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How do medications treat gynecologic cancers?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Chemotherapy drugs can improve your chances of surviving gynecologic cancer by destroying cancerous cells. Radiation therapy can also help to reduce the size of tumors. New treatments, like immunotherapy, can help your body's immune system fight the cancer more effectively.

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