Pancoast tumor treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center is provided by a multispecialty team of experts who collaborate to ensure our patients receive the best chance at a positive outcome and an enhanced quality of life. Patients from Orlando, Florida, throughout the state and across the country choose Moffitt in Tampa for their cancer treatment for many reasons, one being our physicians’ unparalleled level of experience with uncommon malignancies. While many oncologists see only a handful of Pancoast tumor cases over the course of their careers, the physicians within our Thoracic Oncology Program treat hundreds of patients with Pancoast tumors every year.
In a single location, Moffitt patients with Pancoast tumors benefit from the expertise of physicians from a variety of specialties, including:
- Medical oncology
- Radiation oncology
- Surgical oncology
Our Pancoast tumor program also includes dietitians, pain management specialists, acupuncturists, yoga instructors, social workers and other supportive care professionals who can help patients and their families cope with the unique challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
Moffitt offers several forms of established Pancoast tumor treatment options, including specialized radiation therapy, chemotherapy and resection surgery. However, our patients also have the opportunity to participate in our robust clinical trial program, where they can experience the latest breakthroughs in treatment before they are made widely available. Our efforts to improve treatment options have earned us designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center from the National Cancer Institute.
To help eliminate some of the logistical challenges associated with traveling to Moffitt from Orlando, FL, we have partnered with several reputable hotels near our cancer cente r to offer discounted rates. These hotels are clean, feature hospitable staff and are committed to providing a comfortable setting for our patients.
If you live in Orlando, Florida, and would like to consult with a Moffitt oncologist regarding your Pancoast tumor treatment options, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete a new patient registration form. Moffitt does not require referrals to become a patient.