For patients with esophageal cancer, surgery is often included in treatment plans. Many patients from Orlando, Florida, seek treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa because of our outstanding surgical outcomes. We are a high-volume cancer center with state-of-the-art technologies and highly experienced surgeons who have helped countless patients enjoy an improved quality of life.
Our multispecialty team creates individualized treatment plans for each of our patients. The type of esophageal cancer surgery we’ll recommend depends on several factors, including the patient’s overall health, the location of the cancerous tissue and the stage of the cancer. Some of the surgeries commonly used in the treatment of esophageal cancer include:
- Endoscopic mucosal resection – Removes cancerous tissue in the lining of the esophagus
- Esophagectomy – Removes all or part of the esophagus
- Esophagogastrectomy – Removes part of the esophagus and the upper portion of the stomach
Moffitt offers these surgical options in conjunction with innovative techniques. In addition to conventional open surgery, our surgeons are skilled in using robot-assisted technology and completing laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, procedures.
Moffitt Cancer Center offers comprehensive treatment plans and supportive care, including pre- and postoperative services, all under one roof for the convenience of our patients. And for those traveling from Orlando or other parts of Florida, we can also assist with finding local accommodations. We have partnered with several area hotels that offer patients discounted rates and shuttle service to and from Moffitt.
Patients in Orlando, FL, who would like to learn more about the esophageal cancer surgery options available at Moffitt can call 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form online. No referral is necessary.