For women in the Cape Coral, FL, area who are considering a bilateral mastectomy, Moffitt Cancer Center can be a convenient option. Located in Tampa, FL, our world-renowned cancer center is equipped to provide the very latest in breast cancer treatment, including mastectomy. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is based in Florida, we are well regarded for our outstanding cancer treatments, our commitment to conducting promising clinical trials and the inroads our team has made toward better understanding all types of cancer.
A bilateral mastectomy is a procedure that entails the complete removal of both breasts. This treatment may be recommended to a woman who has tumors in both breasts or a woman who has a tumor in one breast and chooses to have the other breast removed as a preventative measure. Clearly, the decision to undergo a bilateral mastectomy is deeply personal, and at Moffitt, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the facts they need to make informed decisions. If a mastectomy is determined to be the best option for a patient and she chooses to proceed, we will work with her after her surgery to meet all of her needs – physical, emotional and spiritual. Some of our support staff members who are available to women who travel to Moffitt from Cape Coral, FL, for a bilateral mastectomy include:
- Support group leaders
- Physical therapists
- Clergy members
We also want to make it as easy as possible for our patients to receive the treatment they need without worrying about details like finding the best hotel deal in the area when they travel to Moffitt from out of town. To do so, we’ve partnered with several local hotels that provide discounted rates for our patients and adhere to our strict standards for hygiene and infection prevention.
Moffitt is widely recognized for our leadership in providing the very best in cancer treatment and care. If a bilateral mastectomy is recommended for a patient, she can feel confident that she will receive treatment from dedicated cancer specialists who have performed countless mastectomy procedures. Furthermore, in addition to bilateral mastectomy procedures, our team also offers many other innovative treatment options, ranging from minimally invasive operations and radiation therapy to cutting-edge techniques uncovered during our research.
If you are thinking about traveling from Cape Coral, FL, to Moffitt for a bilateral mastectomy and you would like to know more about Moffitt Cancer Center, contact us at 1-888-663-3488 or complete our patient registration form online. No referral is required.