Center for Gynecologic Cancers

About the Center for Gynecologic Cancers at the Women's Medicine Collaborative

The Center for Gynecologic Cancers is a cooperative, multidisciplinary program between the Women’s Medicine Collaborative and the Lifespan Cancer Institute. It is specifically designed to provide leading-edge, individualized, nonsurgical and surgical care for women diagnosed with, or at high risk for, gynecologic cancers.

Contact The Center for Gynecologic Cancers

Contact the Center for Gynecologic Cancers

For more information or to schedule an appointment with the Lifespan Cancer Institute, please call 401-793-7917.

“Not only is Dr. Bandera a brilliant surgeon, but her compassion makes it easy for her patients to feel safe and confident that she has their best interests at heart. She helped me overcome my anxiety and fear and made me feel reassured and comfortable.” - Deborah, a patient

Our Approach

All our physicians are board certified. As faculty members of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, they participate in ongoing national and international cancer research and the education and training of the next generation of physicians.

Our team of specialists focus on gynecologic malignancies and provide the highest quality care, with access to the most advanced therapies and treatments. The team includes:

Learn more about our areas of expertise

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Conditions We Treat

We provide comprehensive care from basic screening to the newest and most innovative treatments for a wide range of gynecologic cancers.

Finding New Strength

Lisa Jacome, a patient who had advanced ovarian cancer, benefitted from hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) at Lifespan Women's Medicine Collaborative.


Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations: