Many of the nation’s top bladder cancer surgeons practice at Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and one of the highest-volume centers in the United States. Our multispecialty Genitourinary Oncology Program includes surgeons who specialize in laparoscopic bladder surgery, robotic bladder surgery and complex reconstructive surgery, among other advanced treatments. Working hand-in-hand with our medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and supportive care providers, our highly experienced bladder cancer surgeons are continually improving clinical outcomes and quality of life measures for each patient they treat.
Bladder cancer surgery options
Moffitt’s bladder cancer surgeons perform a variety of procedures, including:
- Transurethral resection (TUR) of bladder tumors
- Partial and radical cystectomies
- Minimally invasive bladder surgery
- Robot-assisted bladder surgery
- Neobladder, continent diversion and incontinent diversion bladder reconstruction surgery
Moffitt's approach to treating bladder cancer
At Moffitt, we understand that bladder surgery – like any other type of bladder cancer treatment – can have a significant impact on a patient’s life. This is why we strive to help our patients select the options that are most appropriate for their needs, then provide them with comprehensive supportive care services both before and after surgery. Additionally, our specialists are continually implementing the newest and most effective surgical techniques, including those that limit disruption of the healthy tissues and organs surrounding the bladder. Because bladder cancer surgery at Moffitt is performed by surgical oncologists who specialize in genitourinary procedures, our patients benefit from an exceptionally high level of expertise.