Women from West Palm Beach, FL, who are considering a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy as a part of their ovarian cancer treatment can turn with confidence to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. A bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is a type of surgery that involves the removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes and is often recommended as a surgical treatment for patients with ovarian cancer. At Moffitt, we have surgeons who are dedicated exclusively to the surgical treatment of ovarian cancer, and each year they complete a high number of these procedures. In fact, Moffitt is the third-largest cancer center in the nation based on patient volume. This allows us to offer a level of surgical expertise that exceeds that of most other providers, which often leads to enhanced quality of life for our patients.
There are many benefits to choosing Moffitt for a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy as well as other treatments and support for ovarian cancer, such as:
- Our multispecialty approach – Each patient receives the benefit of multiple expert opinions from a group of cancer specialists who work together as a tumor board to review the patient’s treatment and progress. This tumor board consists of surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, pathologists, reproductive endocrinologists, nurses, social workers and other supportive care professionals.
- Our surgical specialties – Moffitt’s surgeons are proficient in a number of different surgical options for performing a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, including minimally invasive approaches and state-of-the-art robotic assistance.
- Our hospitality – We understand that undergoing cancer treatment can be stressful. That’s why, for the convenience of patients who are traveling from West Palm Beach or elsewhere, we have partnered with several local hotels that meet or exceed our stringent hygiene and infection control standards, which makes it easier for patients to find safe, comfortable accommodations while receiving treatment.
If you live in West Palm Beach, FL, and have ovarian cancer, you may wish to learn more about the bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy procedures available at Moffitt. Call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out our online patient registration form. No referral is ever necessary to see our cancer specialists.