Treatment for uncommon cancers like mesothelioma is provided every day at Moffitt Cancer Center. If you live in Orlando, Florida, and have received a mesothelioma diagnosis, we encourage you to choose Moffitt in nearby Tampa for your treatment. While some physicians only see a few mesothelioma patients over the course of their careers, the physicians at Moffitt’s Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center specialize in treating all forms of mesothelioma using the latest techniques. We provide a full spectrum of treatment in a single location; our Thoracic Oncology Program features surgeons, medical oncologists, pulmonary specialists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and other experts who are committed to providing hope and a positive quality of life for mesothelioma patients.
Beyond the special expertise of our physicians, people from around the state and across the nation choose to receive mesothelioma treatment at Moffitt for several reasons. Here are just a few:
- Moffitt’s multispecialty tumor board collaborates with treatment teams to develop individualized treatment plans for each of our patients, and refines plans as necessary according to patients’ progress and unique needs.
- Moffitt provides an array of innovative mesothelioma treatment options, such as robotic-assisted surgery, heated intraoperative chemotherapy, brachytherapy and extra-pleural pneumonectomies.
- Moffitt’s mesothelioma program also features pain management specialists, social workers, dietitians, yoga instructors and other supportive care professionals to help patients cope with the challenges of a mesothelioma diagnosis.
- Moffitt spearheads a variety of research initiatives and clinical trials to find more effective treatments for mesothelioma. Thanks to our efforts, we have been designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
We understand that traveling to our cancer center from Orlando, FL, comes with logistical challenges. That’s why we’ve partnered with several hotels to provide discounted rates to our out-of-town patients and their families. These hotels meet or exceed our strict hygiene standards and are committed to providing a comfortable and hospitable setting to rest.
If you live in Orlando, FL, and would like to consult with a Moffitt cancer specialist about mesothelioma treatment, call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out a new patient registration form. A referral is not required to become a patient at Moffitt.