At Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, total hysterectomy surgeries performed by experienced and skilled surgeons are available for women from West Palm Beach, Florida, who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Our surgical oncologists are highly specialized in specific types of cancer and, because Moffitt is the third-largest cancer center in the nation based on patient volume, they have acquired extensive experience and surgical expertise that brings patients from all over the world here to receive treatment.
A total hysterectomy involves the removal of a woman’s uterus and cervix, which may be recommended for an ovarian cancer patient if cancerous cells have spread to the surrounding reproductive organs. Alternatively, the procedure may be considered as a preventative measure for a patient who has been identified as having a high risk of developing ovarian cancer. In some cases, a total hysterectomy may be accompanied by a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, or the removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes.
To determine whether a salpingo-oophorectomy is recommended in addition to a total hysterectomy, our team of ovarian cancer experts will meet in a weekly tumor board to review the patient’s case and develop or update her individual treatment and supportive care plan. This team consists of a variety of cancer specialists, including:
- Medical oncologists
- Social workers
Additionally, Moffitt offers travel assistance to ovarian cancer patients who live in West Palm Beach or other south Florida communities and would like to receive treatment at our premier cancer center. We’ve partnered with several nearby hotels that offer discounted rates to our patients and uphold our strict infection control and hygiene standards. As a result, all of our patients – even those with compromised immune systems – can focus less on securing accommodations and more on improving their health.
If you’ve been diagnosed with ovarian cancer in West Palm Beach, FL, and are seeking a total hysterectomy or other treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete our online new patient registration form . Remember, no referral is necessary to schedule an appointment with one of our oncologists specializing in ovarian cancer.