Residents of Orlando, Florida, who have been diagnosed with esophageal cancer are encouraged to consult with the experts at Moffitt Cancer Center. Located in nearby Tampa, Moffitt features a Gastrointestinal Oncology Program with a multispecialty team of gastroenterologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, endoscopic oncologists, pathologists and other specialists who focus exclusively on treating esophageal cancers and other gastrointestinal malignancies.
Patients from Orlando, FL, and across the country choose to travel to Moffitt for esophageal cancer treatment for several reasons, including our:
- Experience – Moffitt is a large cancer center with high patient volume, which means our physicians have a unique amount of experience treating even the rarest and most complex malignancies.
- Innovative treatments – Moffitt offers a wide variety of innovative treatments for esophageal cancer, including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery, biologic immune therapy, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation and more.
- Tumor board – Moffitt’s tumor board collaborates to design individualized treatment plans based on each patient’s specific diagnosis and health needs.
- Research initiatives and clinical trials – Moffitt stands at the forefront of gastrointestinal cancer research, as evidenced by our distinction as the only Florida-based, National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our clinical trial program allows Moffitt patients to experience the latest breakthroughs in treatment before they are made available elsewhere.
At Moffitt, we’re focused on more than just clinical treatment. We also want to ensure our patients receive the emotional and physical support they need while undergoing treatment. That’s why our esophageal cancer program also includes pain management specialists, dietitians, social workers and other supportive care professionals who help patients cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. In an effort to eliminate some of the stress associated with traveling to another city for cancer treatment, Moffitt also offers reduced rates at our nearby partner hotels for out-of-town patients and their families.
If you live in the Orlando, FL, area and would like to inquire about esophageal cancer treatment at Moffitt, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form. Referrals are not required to become a Moffitt patient.