Your Rectal Cancer Specialists

The rectal cancer specialists in Moffitt Cancer Center’s Gastrointestinal Oncology Program can evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with any stage of rectal cancer. Our physicians have unique experience in diagnosing and treating even the rarest forms of cancer, which helps each of our patients achieve a favorable outcome and enjoy an improved quality of life.

When patients seek treatment from the rectal cancer specialists at Moffitt Cancer Center, they benefit from our unique approach to patient care, which features our:

  • Tumor board – Each new patient’s case is reviewed by our tumor board, which is comprised of a multispecialty team of rectal cancer specialists, including medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists and pathologists who specialize in the treatment of rectal cancer.
  • Individualized approach – Our tumor board considers many different factors, including the location and size of the tumor as well as the patient’s overall health to build an individualized treatment plan for each patient.
  • Robust clinical trials program – Moffitt is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a recognition that speaks directly to our commitment to advancing the research and treatment of rectal cancer. Moffitt patients may have the opportunity to participate in one of our leading-edge clinical trials, where they will receive the latest advancements in rectal cancer treatment before they are available elsewhere.

Additionally, Moffitt patients have access to a wide range of supportive care services to help them cope with the side effects of treatment. Our rectal cancer team includes dietitians, physical therapists, counselors, social workers and other supportive care providers in one convenient location to ensure that our patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs are met as they undergo treatment.

To consult with the rectal cancer specialists at Moffitt Cancer Center, complete a new patient registration form online or call 1-888-663-3488. You do not need a referral to schedule an initial consultation.