A full spectrum of pancreatic cancer treatment and compassionate supportive care is available to residents of West Palm Beach, Florida, at Moffitt Cancer Center in nearby Tampa. As a global leader in gastrointestinal cancer research and a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt is home to physicians who possess a unique level of experience treating rare and complex malignancies like pancreatic cancer.
What are my pancreatic cancer treatment options?
Each patient’s ideal course of treatment will vary depending on the extent of the cancer, his or her overall health and several other factors. At Moffitt, we take a collaborative approach to pancreatic cancer treatment that involves the expertise of multiple specialists, including:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Board-certified surgeons
- Interventional radiologists
- And other experts
The specialists within our Gastrointestinal Oncology Program work hand-in-hand to develop individualized treatment plans for our patients, who benefit from advanced methods such as minimally invasive Whipple procedures, robotic-assisted surgery, novel combination chemotherapy, biologic agent therapy and stereotactic body radiotherapy. We also perform trailblazing clinical trials that allow patients to receive the latest breakthroughs in pancreatic cancer treatment, like molecular therapy and immunotherapy, before they are made widely available.
Moffitt also offers supportive care and pain management services to pancreatic cancer patients in the same location where they receive treatment. Our team includes dietitians, pain management experts, social workers, counselors and other professionals who help patients improve their quality of life and cope with the emotional and physical challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
How do I become a Moffitt patient?
Patients from West Palm Beach, FL, who are traveling to Moffitt for pancreatic cancer treatment are invited to take advantage of reduced rates at our partner hotels. These reputable hotels are located near our cancer center and comply with our rigorous hygiene standards.
If you live in West Palm Beach, FL, and would like to discuss your pancreatic cancer treatment options with a Moffitt physician, call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out a new patient registration form online. A referral is not required to visit Moffitt.