Cancer can sometimes develop in (or spread to) cells within the brain, which is part of the body’s central nervous system. Because the brain controls many vital bodily functions, including moving, speaking, hearing, seeing, feeling, thinking and remembering, brain cancer treatment can be highly complex. To help ensure the best possible outcome and quality of life, it’s important to work with a high-volume cancer center like Moffitt Cancer Center on the Gulf Coast of FL.
Why choose Moffitt? Unlike other cancer centers, where brain cancer may be just one small area of focus, our renowned Neuro-Oncology Program specializes in skull base, spine and brain tumor treatment. We can provide you with opportunities to work with some of the best and brightest brain cancer specialists in the world – right here on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Our diverse team includes neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists, as well as highly specialized neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists and neuropsychologists. Additionally, consider our:
- Multispecialty approach – Our collaborative team members work closely together to provide each patient with the benefit of individualized treatment based on multiple expert opinions.
- Membership in the Adult Brain Tumor Consortium – With a dedication to making continual progress in the fight against brain cancer, we conduct extensive research to help us better understand the biological mechanisms involved in its development.
- Clinical trials – Through these important research studies, we are constantly evaluating new options, such as immunotherapies and vaccines, to help prevent brain cancer development or hinder tumor growth.
- National reputation – As a designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Moffitt is recognized by the National Cancer Institute for its depth and breadth in laboratory, clinical and clinic-based research. Among other things, this prestigious designation confirms that Moffitt has the necessary infrastructure in place to treat complicated cancer cases.
If you’d like to take advantage of all that Moffitt has to offer but you’re not from the Gulf Coast area, you needn’t allow this to get in the way of receiving world-class brain cancer treatment. Moffitt has an exceptional supportive care team in place, and we can help you manage any travel-related challenges that you might face. If you’re interested, we can recommend affordable hotels located near our campus, some of which even provide convenient shuttle services.
For more information about brain cancer treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form online to request an appointment at our campus on the Gulf Coast of FL. We do not require referrals.