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Gynaecological Cancers include Cancers of the Ovary, Fallopian tube, Peritoneum, Endometrium (womb), Cervix, Vulva and Vagina.  Information about the different types of cancers and links to support organisations can be found in the ‘medical conditions’ section of the NWG website  If a Gynaecological Cancer is suspected or has been diagnosed, it is important to see a sub-specialty accredited Gynaecological Oncologist as they will have received the appropriate training and experience to allow the best possible care for all patients.

In addition Gynaecological Cancer specialists will treat Cervical and Vulval pre-cancers when an abnormal cervical smear has been reported, or pre-cancerous changes have been found on the Vulva.

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    NWG doctors providing Gynaecological Cancer services:

    Dr. Rick Clayton

    Dr Clayton qualified in medicine at Leeds University. He is a consultant gynaecologist and accredited as a sub-specialty trained surgeon in gynaecological oncology by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. His research degree (MD) studied potential novel treatments for endometriosis. During this time he was trained to an advanced level in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

    Dr Michelle MacKintosh

    Dr MacKintosh is a consultant gynaecologist and gynaecological oncologist. She qualified from the University of Manchester, undertook general training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the North West of England and went on to complete subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology at St. Mary’s Hospital and The Christie Hospital, Manchester.

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