The best bladder cancer surgeons are those who treat a high volume of patients and therefore have unparalleled experience performing surgical procedures. Patients from Brandon, Florida, can find surgeons with this level of expertise nearby at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. As a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt treats many patients with various stages of bladder cancer, and our surgeons are skilled in performing the latest and most advanced surgical procedures, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery. The expertise of our surgeons contributes to our high number of successful outcomes and a better quality of life for our patients.
At Moffitt, our bladder cancer surgeons are part of a multispecialty team of experts that also includes medical oncologists, urologic oncologists and radiation oncologists. This multispecialty team collaborates regularly in tumor board meetings, ensuring that each patient’s case receives individual attention. Our specialists develop treatment plans that are tailored to the unique needs of the patient. For bladder cancer patients, these plans often include a form of surgery, such as:
- Radical cystectomy and lymph node dissection
- Segmental cystectomy
- Transurethral surgery (TUR)
- Reconstructive surgery
Our bladder cancer specialists are not only dedicated to providing the best possible care and treatment for our patients, but also to advancing research and treatment options for this malignancy. Patients from Brandon, FL, who travel to Moffitt for treatment may have the opportunity to enroll in a clinical trial, which could give them access to innovative treatments before they have been made widely available. Moffitt’s robust research efforts have earned us the National Cancer Institute’s designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center, and we are the only cancer center based in Florida to have earned this designation.
Moffitt welcomes patients from Brandon, FL, to meet with one of our bladder cancer surgeons to discuss their best course of treatment. To schedule an appointment, fill out a new patient registration form online or call 1-888-663-3488. We accept patients with or without referrals.