Women from West Palm Beach, Florida, who have received a diagnosis of uterine cancer are encouraged to visit Moffitt Cancer Center in nearby Tampa. The multispecialty team of experts at our gynecological clinic focuses exclusively on malignancies that affect the female reproductive system, which means our physicians possess unparalleled expertise and clinical experience that can make all the difference when it comes to improving quality of life and achieving positive outcomes for our patients.
Uterine cancer, also known as endometrial cancer, most often develops as a result of rapid cell growth within the lining of the uterus. Many women from West Palm Beach, FL, and throughout the country choose to travel to Moffitt for their uterine cancer treatment. Here are a few reasons why:
- In a single location, women at our gynecological clinic can receive treatment from gynecologists, radiation oncologists, reproductive endocrinologists, pathologists, radiologists, plastic surgeons and other specialists. Our team also includes social workers, dietitians and other supportive care professionals who help women cope with the challenges of a uterine cancer diagnosis.
- Our tumor board collaborates to recommend individualized treatment plans to accommodate the specific needs of each patient.
- We offer an array of advanced treatments, such as targeted radiation therapy, hormone therapy, robot-assisted procedures and novel combinations of chemotherapy.
- Our trailblazing research initiatives and robust clinical trial program continue to improve the way physicians diagnose and treat gynecological malignancies. As evidence of our commitment to advancing cancer treatment, we are designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute – the only one based in Florida.
In an effort to lessen the burden on patients and their families who are traveling to Moffitt from another city, we have partnered with several hotels near our cancer center to offer reduced rates. These hotels provide comfortable, friendly and hygienic accommodations that allow our patients to relax and heal in a healthy environment.
If you live in the West Palm Beach, FL, area and would like to consult with a Moffitt physician about uterine cancer treatment options or preventive methods, submit a new patient registration form online or call 1-888-663-3488. Referrals are not necessary to become a Moffitt patient.