Robotic Oncology Center
 
 
 
 
Dr. Robert E. Bristow, director of Gynecologic Oncology Services at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Fascinated by medicine as a boy, UC Irvine’s Dr. Robert Bristow today is pioneering advanced robotic surgical techniques for gynecological cancers.

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Jean Teetor

Robot-assisted gynecologic surgery at UC Irvine assured Jean Teetor that she was cancer-free — and boosted her quality of life

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Becky Spears with soccer ball

Alarmed by an ovarian growth, Becky Spears sought out the gynecologic oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center.

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Dr. Thomas Ahlering, director, Robotic Oncology Center

At UC Irvine's Robotic Oncology Center, we provide multidisciplinary patient treatment, research and educational programs using robot-assisted procedures.

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UC Irvine's Robotic Oncology Center harnesses robotic technology, which can result in better outcomes for cancer patients. Part of the university's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center — one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only one in Orange County — the robotic center was created to advance the field of robot-assisted surgery through highly specialized research, treatment and training programs.