Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa treats cervical cancer patients from St. Petersburg, Florida, and other areas of the state and across the country. Patients who receive treatment in our cervical cancer program aren’t treated by only one physician, but rather benefit from the expertise of a full team of gynecologic oncologists, including surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, fertility preservation specialists and others, who all specialize in treating cervical cancer. This approach allows our patients to receive individualized treatment plans based on factors such as the size, stage and location of each unique cancer, giving them the best chance of achieving a favorable outcome and an improved quality of life.
For women who come to Moffitt’s cervical cancer center, treatment most often consists of a combination of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Patients may also be able to take advantage of the latest breakthroughs in cervical cancer treatment through one of our clinical trials. As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – and the only one based in Florida – Moffitt is at the forefront of cancer research, and we offer patients the opportunity to benefit from the most promising advancements in treatment before they are made available elsewhere.
In addition to clinical treatment, women who visit our cervical cancer center also have access to supportive care specialists to help them cope with the challenges of undergoing treatment. Some of our supportive care professionals include:
- Social workers
- And others
Women in St. Petersburg, FL, who are looking for a cervical cancer center are encouraged to schedule an appointment at Moffitt by calling 1-888-663-3488 or by submitting a new patient registration form online. We see patients with or without referrals.