Glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, is the most common type of malignant brain tumor in adults. It can grow fast and spread quickly. Since glioblastoma tumors make their own blood supply, it helps them grow and invade normal brain tissue.
Choosing a Glioblastoma Specialist in Florida
Have you been experiencing symptoms of glioblastoma or are you seeking a second opinion? Patients in our Neuro-Oncology Program have access to:
Expertise in Glioblastoma
Moffitt Cancer Center is regarded as a leader in glioblastoma and brain and spinal cancers. As a high-volume cancer center, our glioblastoma specialists see a large number of patients every year, giving them a high level of expertise. Our multispecialty team includes medical oncologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropathologists and radiation oncologists.
Latest Treatments Options
At Moffitt, we offer the latest advances in glioblastoma treatment. Our glioblastoma patients receive a comprehensive treatment plan developed by our multispecialty team. Treatment options include:
Why Glioblastoma Patients Choose Moffitt
Moffitt is at the forefront of research initiatives and clinical trials to discover more effective therapies for glioblastoma. Our research efforts have helped us earn the National Cancer Institute’s Comprehensive Cancer Center designation. Moffitt is the only Florida-based cancer center to hold this distinction.
If you’re considering traveling to or across Florida to receive care, we have multiple locations across the Tampa Bay area. In addition, we have established partnerships with Memorial Healthcare System and AdventHealth.
Patient and Caregiver Services
We take a patient and family-centered approach to cancer treatment, meaning we view our patients, caregivers and families as partners in care. Our services include:
- Lodging options with partner hotels
- Diagnostic services including genetic testing, pathology, radiology, screening and labwork
- Integrative medicine options such as massage, acupuncture, yoga and meditation
- Support groups for patients, family and caregivers
Virtual visits are also an option. When appropriate, these convenient visits can address your health concerns, review results and send a prescription. Patients can meet with their clinical care team using audio and video.
Patients from throughout Florida are welcome to consult with our experts and will have access to a cancer expert within a day. To schedule a visit, call 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form online.