MDS Treatment for St. Petersburg, FL, Residents
Comprehensive MDS treatment for St. Petersburg, Florida, residents can be found just across the bridge at Moffitt Cancer Center. Our Malignant Hematology Program is one of the largest MDS programs in the country, giving our physicians a unique level of experience in providing comprehensive treatment for all forms of MDS.
In order to determine the most appropriate course of MDS treatment a patient will receive, each new case is extensively reviewed by our tumor board, a multispecialty team of experts who focus exclusively on the treatment of MDS. Based on the specifics of the patient’s case, our tumor board will develop an individualized treatment plan that will be most effective in providing the patient with the best possible outcome and an enhanced quality of life.
MDS treatment at Moffitt typically consists of one or more of the following therapies:
- Stem cell transplants
- Bone marrow transplants
- Radiation therapy
- Targeted therapy
Another way Moffitt remains committed to the well-being of our patients is through our robust clinical trials program. Moffitt is at the forefront of MDS research, and we give our patients the opportunity to benefit from the latest advancements in treatment before they are made widely available. Our efforts have earned us a designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, the only such center based in Florida.
St. Petersburg, FL, patients who receive treatment at Moffitt also have a wide range of supportive care services available to them under the same roof. We have dietitians, social workers, counselors and many other professionals in one convenient location to help patients cope with the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of undergoing MDS treatment.
If you live in the St. Petersburg, FL, area and would like to learn more about receiving MDS treatment at Moffitt, call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out a new patient registration form online. You do not need a referral to schedule a consultation.