Mesothelioma Treatment Information for Residents of Fort Myers, FL

The Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center at Moffitt Cancer Center provides hope to patients from Fort Myers, Florida, and throughout the country. Located in Tampa, our cancer center spearheads a robust clinical trials program that gives mesothelioma patients the opportunity to experience the latest advances in treatment before they are made available elsewhere. Moffitt’s clinical breakthroughs, combined with the expertise and compassion of our multispecialty treatment team, help our mesothelioma patients experience a longer, better quality of life.

In addition to Moffitt’s specialized mesothelioma program, there are several factors that contribute to our status as a leader in thoracic cancer treatment. Here are just a few:

  • Moffitt’s tumor board, composed of a multispecialty team of cancer specialists, collaborate to design individualized treatment plans for each and every patient. This tumor board meets as necessary to refine treatment plans according to the patient’s progress and unique needs.
  • In a single convenient location, mesothelioma patients at Moffitt can be seen by experienced imaging specialists, medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, dietitians, social workers, acupuncturists and other professionals.
  • Moffitt offers highly advanced therapies for mesothelioma, including immunotherapies and mesothelioma vaccines.
  • Moffitt stands at the forefront of mesothelioma research. Our commitment to finding a cure for this rare malignancy is evidenced by our recognition as a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – we are the only cancer center based in Florida to have received this recognition.

To help reduce stress for patients and their families traveling to Moffitt from Fort Myers, FL, and other cities, we have teamed with several nearby hotels to offer discounted rates. These hotels meet or exceed our high standards regarding cleanliness and are committed to providing a comfortable, friendly place for our patients to rest and enjoy time with their families.

If you live in the Fort Myers, FL, area and have received a mesothelioma diagnosis, we encourage you to consult with a Moffitt specialist within our Thoracic Oncology Program. No referrals are necessary –call 1-888-MOFFITT or submit a new patient registration form.