Residents of Brandon, Florida, who have bladder cancer can find treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center located in nearby Tampa. This type of cancer develops as the result of rapid, uncontrollable cell growth in the bladder. Some individuals with this malignancy may not show symptoms, though others may experience pain or a burning sensation during urination, frequent urination, feeling the need to urinate but being unable to do so, or pain in the lower back or pelvis area.
When a patient receives treatment for bladder cancer at Moffitt’s urologic cancer clinic, he or she will not only benefit from the guidance of a single physician, but rather a multispecialty team of experts who focuses exclusively on urologic malignancies such as bladder cancer. The specialists at our bladder cancer center near Brandon, FL, include:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Surgical oncologists
- And other cancer experts
All of these professionals collaborate weekly as a tumor board to ensure that each patient’s treatment plan is individualized for his or her unique cancer. For some, treatment may include the opportunity to participate in one of our innovative clinical trials, where patients may benefit from the most promising breakthroughs in bladder cancer treatment before they are made available elsewhere. Our commitment to advancing bladder cancer research and treatment has resulted in our prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
In addition to receiving the best clinical treatment, patients at our bladder cancer center have access to a variety of supportive care professionals in the same location. Our supportive care team includes dietitians, counselors, social workers and others who work to ensure all of our patients’ needs are being met as they undergo treatment.
If you are in the Brandon, FL, area and would like to learn more about our unique approach to bladder cancer, schedule a consultation at our bladder cancer center by calling 1-888-663-3488 or by submitting a new patient registration form online. We do not require referrals.