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John R. van Nagell, Jr., M.D. 
(listed in Best Doctors in America)

UK Gynecologic Oncology
Markey Cancer Center
331 E. Whitney-Hendrickson Women's Cancer Facility
800 Rose St.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536-0293

Specialty: Gynecologic Oncology

Hospital Affiliation: University Hospital

Faculty Title: Professor

Undergraduate: Harvard College, 1961

School of Medicine: University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 1967

Residency: University of Kentucky, 1971

Fellowship: University of Kentucky 1973

Certifications: OB/GYN Board Certified, 1973
Gynecologic Oncology. Board Certified, 1976

Interests: Gynecological cancers, ovarian cancer screening, cervical cancer.

Dr. van Nagell is the Director of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program.  He was recently selected by his peers as one of the "Best Doctors in America."  Additionally, he served as President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists during 1994-1995. He is an American Cancer Society Professor of Clinical Oncology.



If you would like to schedule an appointment for the free Ovarian Cancer Screening Program, please call 1-800-766-8279 or 859-323-4687.  This free cancer screening is available to postmenopausal women over the age of 50 or women over the age of 25 with a documented family history of ovarian cancer.

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