A bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery, or the surgical removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes, is sometimes recommended to treat ovarian cancer. Women from Cape Coral, Florida, requiring this procedure are welcome at Moffitt Cancer Center in nearby Tampa. Our approach to ovarian cancer is comprehensive, and focuses on improving quality of life through a tailored, multi-specialty treatment plan that often includes surgery. Thanks in part the high standard of treatment and supportive care we uphold, Moffitt has achieved an unparalleled patient satisfaction rate of 95 percent.
At Moffitt, a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is usually performed as a preventive measure for women with an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer in the future. It can also be supplemented with chemotherapy as part of a comprehensive treatment plan to destroy cancer cells that have spread outside the ovaries and fallopian tubes. No matter the reason for the operation, women who turn to Moffitt for this procedure benefit from our surgeons’ state-of-the-art surgical techniques and unrivaled expertise gained from performing more complex gynecological cancer surgeries than any other treatment provider.
Furthermore, ovarian cancer patients from Cape Coral, FL, and beyond who turn to Moffitt for treatment can feel confident in their decision for several reasons:
- Our patients have access to experts from multiple specialties in one location. Our treatment teams are comprised of highly experienced gynecological oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, dietitians and other medical and supportive care professionals.
- We promote discovery and make strides in the fight against cancer by leading multiple research initiatives and groundbreaking clinical studies that allow us to provide our patients with exclusive access to promising new treatments.
- Each patient’s case is reviewed regularly by a tumor board of Moffitt cancer specialists, who refine the patient’s individualized treatment plan according to the patient’s progress.
To help alleviate a few of the challenges associated with travel, out-of-town patients who visit Moffitt for bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery or any other ovarian cancer treatment can receive discounted rates from our nearby Tampa-area partner hotels. The management at these hotels share Moffitt’s high standards regarding hygiene and infection control, and are committed to providing exceptional hospitality and comfort to our patients.
Women from Cape Coral, FL, who are interested in learning more information about bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery at Moffitt are encouraged to call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out our online patient registration form. No referral is required to meet with our oncologists.