Sarcoma is a relatively complex and uncommon condition. For this reason, treatment is best sought from a high-volume cancer center, such as Moffitt Cancer Center, in order to ensure the best possible outcome and quality of life. A nationally recognized leader in sarcoma research and treatment, Moffitt is conveniently located in Tampa, Florida, less than two hours away from Orlando.
When you consult with the multispecialty team in Moffitt’s Sarcoma Program, you will gain peace of mind in knowing that you are benefiting from the expertise of some of the nation’s foremost sarcoma experts. Of course, there’s no question that traveling to receive treatment can be a burden during an already stressful time. However, if you live in the Orlando, FL, area, keep in mind that Moffitt’s campus is fairly close to your home, and we are happy to help you find accommodations at one of our partner hotels offering patients discounted rates.
Reasons to seek sarcoma treatment from a specialist
There are many compelling reasons to entrust your sarcoma treatment to Moffitt. Consider that:
- Our multispecialty sarcoma team includes experienced medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, surgical oncologists, reconstructive surgeons, physical therapists and other medical professionals who take an individualized approach to sarcoma treatment.
- There are more than 70 types of sarcoma, each of which requires specialized treatment. As a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt sees and treats a great number of sarcoma patients each year, for unparalleled expertise.
- We offer cutting-edge treatments, some of which are available only through our renowned clinical trials program. For instance, some of our novel options for sarcoma treatment include embolization for localized giant-cell bone tumors, limb-sparing surgery to help preserve arms and legs, proton therapy and novel ways of delivering high-dosage chemotherapy with minimal side effects.
- Our supportive care specialists can help you find convenient and affordable accommodations near our campus.
For your convenience, you can come to Moffitt to learn more about sarcoma treatment without first requesting a referral from a physician in Orlando, FL. To request an appointment, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete our new patient registration form online.