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Neuro-Oncology Team

Led by Peter Forsyth, MD, the Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center offers a full range of diagnostic and treatment services in a single location. Our neuro-oncology specialists offer a variety of innovative treatments to patients with brain and spine malignancies, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy and surgical options ranging from minimally invasive procedures to even the most complex awake craniotomies. Eligible Moffitt patients may also have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial, where patients can benefit from innovative therapies like glioblastoma vaccines before they are made available elsewhere. 

Our neuro-oncology specialists

Referring physicians can trust in the experience of our esteemed neuro-oncology specialists. Our team consists of experts from many different specialties, such as:

  • Medical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuropathology

These specialists help to ensure each patient’s treatment plan gives them the best chance at achieving a favorable outcome and an improved quality of life. By taking a number of unique factors into consideration, including the location, stage and size of the patient’s tumor as well as their overall health, we are able to provide highly individualized treatment plans that address the challenges of the patient’s cancer. Thanks to our comprehensive approach and the expertise of our neuro-oncology specialists, we consistently achieve outcomes that are better than the national averages.

To keep referring physicians informed about their patients, Moffitt provides detailed records on the progress of a patient’s treatment. We also have a 24/7 hotline so that referring physicians can be kept up-to-date at all times.

To refer a patient to a specialist in our Neuro-Oncology Program, complete our online form or contact a physician liaison for assistance or support. Moffitt aims to provide short referral times and can accommodate urgent referrals.