Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, heart or abdomen. It’s important for individuals who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma to seek treatment from experienced specialists, as it can be difficult to treat. Residents of West Palm Beach, Florida, who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma can receive treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. As a cancer center that sees high patient volumes, we have experience treating many uncommon forms of cancer.
Moffitt’s Mesothelioma Treatment and Research Center is dedicated to advancing treatment options for this rare form of cancer. The specialists within this program possess an unsurpassed level of expertise, which helps them improve the lives of the patients they treat. Patients often seek mesothelioma treatment at Moffitt due to the numerous resources we provide access to, including:
- Individualized treatment plans – At Moffitt, a multispecialty team meets regularly as a tumor board to discuss each case. Every patient receives an individualized treatment plan that has been developed as a collaborative effort by some of the brightest minds in the field.
- Innovative treatment options through clinical trials – Moffitt’s robust clinical trial program gives our patients access to innovative treatment options that may not be available elsewhere. Our dedication to furthering cancer research is one of the reasons why we’ve been designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, and we are the only such cancer center based in Florida.
- Comprehensive supportive care services under a single roof – In addition to providing treatment, Moffitt offers supportive care services in the same location. Patients can meet with social workers, counselors, dietitians and other professionals to help them address the emotional, physical and spiritual challenges of undergoing mesothelioma treatment.
For patients traveling from West Palm Beach, FL, Moffitt can provide assistance finding local accommodations that adhere to our stringent standards for hygiene and cleanliness. Many hotels have partnered with us to provide our patients with discounted rates and shuttle service to and from Moffitt.
If you would like more information on mesothelioma treatment options available at Moffitt Cancer Center, fill out a new patient registration form online or call 1-888-663-3488. We welcome patients from West Palm Beach, FL, and do not require a referral.