Innovative Breast Cancer Surgery Procedures for Patients from Altamonte Springs, FL
Advanced breast cancer surgery procedures are available for breast cancer patients from Altamonte Springs, FL, at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. Thousands of patients come to Moffitt seeking individualized treatment and outstanding care. Our leading-edge surgical procedures and innovative techniques help patients fight cancer and find enhanced quality of life.
At Moffitt, we take a multispecialty approach to ensure that our patients, including those with breast cancer, receive the best treatment and care possible. Those traveling from Altamonte Springs, FL, can expect to receive treatment from an expert team of cancer specialists that includes oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists, reproductive endocrinologists and supportive care providers. If our skilled physicians determine that a breast cancer patient is a candidate for surgery, we may recommend one of the following innovative breast cancer surgery procedures:
- Partial mastectomy (or lumpectomy) – Removes the cancerous portion of a breast and some of the normal tissue around it
- Nipple- and areola-sparing techniques – Removes breast tissue while preserving the nipple and/or areola, if possible
- Skin-sparing techniques – Removes breast tissue while preserving as much breast skin as possible
- Axillary node dissection – Removes lymph nodes in the armpit
Our fellowship-trained plastic surgeons can also perform complex breast reconstruction surgeries using implants or autologous tissue transfers. Plus, our supportive care specialists can ensure that a patient’s emotional, psychological and spiritual needs are met during and after treatment.
For the convenience of our out-of-town patients, Moffitt has partnered with several nearby hotels that meet or exceed our strict infection control and hygiene standards and offer our patients discounted rates.
To learn more about the innovative breast cancer surgery procedures available to patients from Altamonte Springs, FL, call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out Moffitt’s new patient registration form online. Referrals are not necessary to consult with our team of oncologists specializing in breast cancer.