When considering colon cancer surgery, patients from Clearwater, Florida, can consult with the experienced surgical oncologists at Moffitt Cancer Center, located just a short drive away in Tampa. We take an individualized approach to surgical cancer treatment. One way in which we do this is by considering a range of medical factors, as well as a patient’s personal preferences, to recommend the best procedure (or procedures) for each patient’s needs.
From traditional colon cancer surgery to minimally invasive procedures, virtually all forms of surgical colon cancer treatment are provided at Moffitt. Our team has performed thousands of colorectal operations, including:
- Total and partial colectomies
- Transanal endoscopic microsurgeries
- Abdominoperineal resections
Because we have a team of surgeons who specialize in performing these procedures, patients from Clearwater and other nearby areas who turn to us can trust that they are in steady hands. Additionally, our surgical oncologists work closely with our medical and radiation oncologists, ensuring that each treatment plan is designed to be as efficient as possible. Supportive care providers are also part of our team, here to help patients adjust to life after surgery and provide them with all the tools they need for a comprehensive recovery. While each colon cancer surgery is performed with the primary goal of removing as much of the cancer as is safely possible, our team also emphasizes quality of life, using the most advanced techniques to help improve outcomes for each patient.
For more information about our approach to colon cancer surgery or for assistance in planning your visit from Clearwater, FL, call 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form online. Referrals are welcome, but never required.