Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is heated chemotherapy that is administered after tumor-removing surgery to treat cancers that spread to the lining of the abdomen.
Explore minimally invasive surgical techniques and innovative treatment options for ovarian cancer.
When you’re diagnosed with ovarian cancer, you want the most experienced specialists on your care team. At the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, your care will be in the hands of an experienced multidisciplinary team who will tailor a treatment focused on you. The process – innovative, methodical, and analytical – brings the best care to women in Metro Detroit and across the state.
Our patients have access to the latest treatment options, clinical trials and most advanced minimally-invasive surgical techniques. We’re also world leaders in new approaches radiation therapy, including MRI-guided radiation.
You’ll also have a dedicated cancer nurse navigator to support you so you know what to expect throughout your care and assist with appointment scheduling.
Our cancer team is available 24/7. Call us at (888) 777-4167.
The ovarian cancer team at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute will be with you every step of the way – from diagnosis to treatment and through recovery. We want you back with your family, in your routine, and living your full life.
Innovative ovarian cancer treatment options
Our patients have access to the most advanced treatment options and innovative surgical techniques for ovarian cancer. To offer you the best possible results, we take into account your cancer diagnosis, your health needs and your concerns as we create a personalized treatment plan.
- Minimally invasive surgery, including robot-assisted hysterectomy and laparoscopic-assisted hysterectomy for select patients
- Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), an aggressive heated chemotherapy treatment used along with surgery when certain cancers spread to the lining of the abdomen
- Radiation therapy, including MRI-guided radiation, that allows physicians to accurately target the cancer cells and use a strong dose of radiation to kill the cancer, including drugs for recurrent cancer
- Clinical trials
Your ovarian cancer team
We treat ovarian cancer using a multidisciplinary team approach to tailor treatment to your unique diagnosis. Your team will include:
- Gynecologic oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Nurse navigators
- Social workers