A lymph node dissection, or the surgical removal of lymph nodes, is sometimes recommended for ovarian cancer treatment, particularly in the pelvic and/or para-aortic regions of the patient’s body. Women from Boca Raton, FL, who are considering a lymph node dissection can consult the experts at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. As the third-largest cancer center in the nation based on patient volume, we provide cancer treatment to thousands of patients each year, improving their quality of life both during and after treatment. Additionally, we are the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida. This prestigious distinction recognizes our dedication to developing new, more effective approaches to cancer treatment, including innovative surgical methods.
In addition to our national prestige, there are many reasons why women from Boca Raton, FL, with ovarian cancer may choose to have a lymph node dissection performed at Moffitt, including:
- Our surgical expertise – Moffitt’s surgeons perform a high number of surgical procedures exclusively in their respective fields of specialty, including ovarian cancer and other reproductive system malignancies. Additionally, our surgeons are skilled in performing a number of different lymph node dissection procedures, including minimally invasive options and operations that utilize state-of-the-art robotic technology, where appropriate.
- Our multispecialty approach – Each patient’s case is reviewed by a tumor board that consists of a variety of cancer specialists, including surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, reproductive endocrinologists, radiation pathologists and nurses. This board meets weekly to analyze each patient’s treatment plan and make changes based on her needs.
- Our supportive care – We can make it easier for out-of-town patients to find the accommodations they need when traveling to Moffitt for a lymph node dissection or other treatment. We have partnered with several local hotels that offer discounted rates to our patients and meet or exceed our hygiene and infection control standards.
If you’re a woman in Boca Raton, FL, with ovarian cancer, and you would like to learn more about the lymph node dissection options available at Moffitt, call 1-888-663-3488 or register online to become a new patient. No referral is required to speak with our cancer specialists.