The term gynaecological cancer covers the reproductive organs in women, uterine, cervical, ovarian, fallopian tube, vulal and vaginal and also the membrane lining of the abdominal cavity which is called the peritoneum.
Gynaecological Cancers Nurse Specialist
Lisa Clarke: Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gynaecological cancers
Tel: 0118 3228195
Radio pager 07623909673
"I am based at the Berkshire Cancer Centre and work alongside other members of your health care team. I work with doctors, nurses and other professionals to care for and support patients from diagnosis through and after treatment. Our gynaecological cancer team recognises that each person's needs are different and as such it is important that we plan your care individually.
My role is to provide you with both, support and information, for both you and your family throughout your treatment and follow-up care this can be offered face to face through clinic and scheduled meetings, through telephone and email contact and can focus on your diagnosis, symptoms you may be experiencing and how best to manage them, treatment options whether this is surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy hormonal treatment and other available treatments and their side effects."
We can provide information on:
For further information and support please follow the links below:
Coffee and Chat support Group for ladies with Gynaecological cancers
The support group meets the 1st Wednesday in every month from 10:30 -12:00 midday in the Royal Berkshire Hospital's Trust Education Centre, situated opposite the hospital's multi storey car park.
Purpose of support group
To bring together ladies who have been diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer ( ovarian, endometrial/ womb, cervical, vulval, vaginal , fallopian tube, primary peritoneal) to have an opportunity to meet other ladies and talk about any issues regarding their cancer, cancer in general, treatment, side effects, living with cancer, survivorship and anything else they wish to discuss. To share experiences, learn from others; make new friends and offer support and advice going forward
For more information please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Clarke on 0118 322 8195
Ovarian cancer/ Primary Peritoneal Cancer