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Choosing where to receive oral cancer treatment is a major decision. If you live in the Orlando, Florida, area, consider Moffitt Cancer Center for your treatment and care. Moffitt features a Head and Neck Oncology Program that offers the latest advances in oral cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery to patients at our state-of-the-art center in nearby Tampa.

Each patient’s ideal course of treatment will vary according to the specifics of his or her diagnosis. One factor that is consistent, though, is the comprehensive treatment that all of our patients receive. Patients in our oral cancer program benefit from the expertise of several specialists who all focus exclusively on head and neck cancers. Our multispecialty team includes:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Supportive care professionals

How is oral cancer treated?

Surgery to remove tumors from the oral cavity – as well as the throat or skull base, in some instances – is often the primary form of oral cancer treatment. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy may also be used to destroy existing cancer cells and prevent them from spreading.

At Moffitt, we understand that oral cancer treatment involves more than removing tumors. Some patients require reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation to restore their quality of life. Our oral cancer program includes reconstructive surgeons, maxillofacial prosthodontists, speech therapists and other experts who specialize in helping patients thrive and enjoy life after cancer.

Moffitt invites patients from Orlando, FL, to take advantage of discounted rates at partner hotels located near our cancer center. These hotels adhere to our rigorous hygiene standards and are committed to providing a comfortable environment for our patients and their loved ones.

If you would like to consult a Moffitt physician about your oral cancer treatment options, call 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form online. We accept patients from Orlando, FL, with or without referrals.

Oral Cavity or Throat Cancer