CTCA launches Women’s Cancer Center
From Special Reports
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Atlanta has launched its Women’s Cancer Center, led by an experienced roster of fellowship-trained, board-certified physicians and clinicians with expertise in breast and gynecologic oncology.
The center, located here in Newnan, offers comprehensive cancer care – from screenings, diagnostic evaluations and treatment plans to supportive care services and survivorship support and more – for women with breast, ovarian, cervical, uterine, vulvar, vaginal and other gynecologic cancers.
“We know one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer in her lifetime. And right here in Georgia, nearly 9,000 women are projected to be diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 3,000 with a gynecologic cancer in 2021,” said CTCA® National Breast Cancer Program Director, Dr. Anita Johnson, who also serves CTCA Atlanta as chief of surgery and breast surgical oncologist. “We are committed to bringing personalized, comprehensive breast and gynecologic care to women of all backgrounds and ethnicities, with the sense of urgency they deserve.”
Among the physicians at the Women’s Cancer Center:
- Anita Johnson, MD, FACS, CTCA National Breast Cancer Program Director
- Ruchi Garg, MD, CTCA National Gynecologic Oncology Program Director
- Haritha Pabbathi, MD, Medical Oncologist
- John McKnight, MD, Medical Oncologist
- Natalie Godbee, DO, Gynecologic Oncologist
- Lily Shakibnia, MD, MSc, DABR, FRCPC, Radiation Oncologist
- Frederick L. Durden, Jr., MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Microsurgical Reconstructive Surgeon
- Henry Krebs, MD, Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist
The Women’s Cancer Center encompasses a full spectrum of oncology care for cancers unique to women, including surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, plastics and reconstruction, behavioral health, oncology rehabilitation, pain management, precision medicine, genetic and fertility counseling, survivorship support, pelvic floor therapy and more. Additionally, the center offers a multidisciplinary program for women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer, as well as genetic testing to relatives of individuals who have tested positive for a genetic mutation predisposing them to breast cancer or other cancers.
To learn more, visit www.cancercenter.com/locations/atlanta/womens-cancer-center.