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…

Transformation Zone of the Cervix

The cervix contains two kinds of cells: rectangular columnar cells and flat, scale-like squamous cells. Columnar cells are constantly changing into squamous cells in an area of the cervix called the transformation (transitional) zone. The transformation zone is an area of changing cells, and it is the most common place…

Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy is treatment that affects hormones, which are chemicals made by the body. Medicines or surgery may be used to add, block, or remove hormones from the body. Hormones can be given as medicine if someone has levels that are too low, such as with diabetes or during menopause. Or they may be given to block…

Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer

Discusses cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium). Covers having too much estrogen as most common cause. Discusses treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and hormone and radiation therapy.