Multiple Myeloma Treatment Information for Residents of Miami, FL
Moffitt Cancer Center provides comprehensive multiple myeloma treatment and supportive care to residents of Miami, Florida, at Memorial Healthcare System. Here, Moffitt physicians from many specialties work hand in hand to achieve the best possible outcomes and improve quality of life for patients with multiple myeloma and other malignant blood diseases.
What is multiple myeloma?
Multiple myeloma, also known as a plasma cell tumor, is a type of cancer that develops in the plasma cells of the bone marrow. This disease impedes the production of healthy plasma cells that fight infections, and triggers the growth of abnormal proteins that may damage the kidneys.
The best treatment for multiple myeloma
Moffitt Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System in Miami offers several advantages to multiple myeloma patients. For example:
- Patients in Moffitt’s Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy Program benefit from the expertise of medical oncologists, hematopathologists, radiation oncologists, bone marrow transplant specialists, orthopedic surgeons and other experts who all focus exclusively on identifying and treating malignant blood diseases.
- Moffitt develops individualized treatment plans according to each patient’s specific needs, refining them as necessary to achieve optimal results.
- Our patients have access to innovative procedures such as immunotherapy, targeted radiation therapy, novel combination chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants.
- Moffitt is committed to improving multiple myeloma therapies and procedures by spearheading ambitious research initiatives and a robust clinical trial program, giving our patients access to the latest breakthroughs in treatment before they are made widely available.
Contact Moffitt at 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form online to learn more about our approach to multiple myeloma treatment. If you’re in the Miami, FL, area, you may also call 954-265-4325 to schedule an appointment with a Moffitt specialist at nearby Memorial Healthcare System.