elcome to The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute at Bridgeport Hospital. We provide expert care for women with gynecologic cancers.
Whether you are concerned about your cancer risk or are seeking treatment, our multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists will work together to develop an individual treatment plan just for you.
This collaboration provides patients and families with a combination of state-of-the-art diagnostic services, treatment plan and support for every stage of disease.
Gynecologic Cancer at a Glance
Gynecologic refers to a woman’s reproductive system. Cancers in this region include:
- Cervical cancer
- Endometrial cancer (also called uterine cancer)
- Ovarian cancer
- Peritoneal cancer - A rare cancer that develops in the peritoneum, a thin, delicate sheet that lines the inside wall of the abdomen and covers the uterus and extends over the bladder and rectum.
- Tubal cancer – A rare cancer that develops in the fallopian tubes, the connection between the ovaries and the uterus.
- Vaginal cancer
- Vulvar cancer