When it comes to mesothelioma treatment, it’s important to receive opinions from multiple cancer specialists. Residents of Fort Myers, Florida, and other cities throughout the country who choose Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa for their treatment won’t have to travel to multiple physicians’ offices, because our Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center features a multispecialty team of experts. In a single location, Moffitt patients benefit from the expertise of surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pulmonary specialists, pathologists and other professionals who focus exclusively on treating mesothelioma and other lung cancers. Our team also includes supportive care professionals such as pain management specialists, social workers, dietitians and yoga instructors to help patients cope with the physical and emotional challenges of a mesothelioma diagnosis.
Moffitt is a high-volume cancer center, which means our physicians have a rare level of experience treating uncommon and complex cancers like mesothelioma. When it comes to achieving an extended, positive quality of life, this experience can make all the difference. Moffitt physicians provide a variety of advanced mesothelioma treatment options, including:
- Heated intraoperative peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
- Extra-pleural pneumonectomies (EPP)
- Robotic-assisted surgery
- Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Mesothelioma patients who participate in Moffitt’s robust clinical trial program can also experience the latest breakthroughs in treatment before they are made available elsewhere. A global leader in mesothelioma research, Moffitt has been named a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute – a designation that speaks to our unwavering commitment to improving treatment for uncommon cancers like mesothelioma.
To help make the process of traveling to Moffitt from Fort Myers, FL, a little less complicated, we have partnered with several hotels near our cancer center to provide discounted rates to out-of-town patients. These hotels meet or exceed our stringent hygiene standards and are dedicated to providing a comfortable, friendly atmosphere for patients and their families.
If you live in Fort Myers, FL, and would like to consult with a Moffitt cancer specialist regarding your mesothelioma treatment options, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form. You do not need a referral to visit Moffitt.