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Comprehensive diagnostics and treatment for leukemia are available to residents of Fort Myers, Florida, at Moffitt Cancer Center. Located in nearby Tampa, Moffitt is among the largest cancer centers in the nation in terms of patient volume. This means the experts within our renowned Malignant Hematology Program have a unique level of experience addressing even the most uncommon and complex types of leukemia. The experience of our physicians, combined with our advanced treatments and compassionate supportive care, has established Moffitt as a premier destination for leukemia treatment.

How is leukemia treated at Moffitt?

Leukemia can take one of several forms, including acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia, among others. Because of leukemia’s various types, an individualized course of treatment that is developed around the patient’s specific diagnosis is key to achieving a positive outcome and enhanced quality of life. Moffitt provides just that, with a team of experts from multiple specialties who collaborate to develop tailored treatment plans. In one location, patients in our leukemia program benefit from the expertise of:

  • Hematologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Pathologists
  • Blood and bone marrow transplant specialists

Each patient’s ideal course of leukemia treatment will vary, but many plans include a combination of chemotherapy, targeted radiation therapy, monoclonal antibody therapy, immunotherapy or bone marrow transplantation through Moffitt’s Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy Program. Supportive care services such as nutritional counseling and pain management are also available to help patients cope with the challenges of living with cancer.

Additionally, Moffitt’s partner hotels offer reduced rates to patients from Fort Myers, FL, and their families. These hotels are located near our cancer center and are dedicated to providing a comfortable environment for rest and relaxation.

Contact Moffitt at 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form online to learn more about our approach to leukemia treatment. We welcome patients from Fort Myers, FL, with or without referrals.