Ross S. Berkowitz MD


Gynecologic Oncologist

Gynecologic oncologists are medical doctors who specialize in the care and treatment of women who have cancers of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, and vagina (reproductive organs). Gynecologic oncologists can be board-certified through the Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which is recognized by the American Board of…

Gynecologic Oncologist

Gynecologic oncologists are medical doctors who specialize in the care and treatment of women who have cancers of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, and vagina (reproductive organs). Gynecologic oncologists can be board-certified through the Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which is recognized by the American Board of…

Advanced or Metastatic Cervical Cancer

Advanced or metastatic cervical cancer is cancer that has spread from the cervix to deeper tissues in the pelvic area or to other organs of the body. Advanced cervical cancer is rare in women who have regular screening tests such as the Pap test. Advanced cervical cancer is usually treated with radiation, chemotherapy…

Radiation Treatment for Cancer

Discusses radiation therapy, including external, internal, and systemic forms. Covers how it works. Also covers risks of radiation and side effects that may occur right away or later.

Progestin

Progestin is a synthetic hormone used to affect a woman’s body in the same ways as the hormone progesterone. The ovaries produce progesterone during the second half of the menstrual cycle to help prepare the uterus for pregnancy. At the time of menopause, the level of progesterone declines. Progesterone regulates the…