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For women in Ft. Myers and Naples, Florida, who are considering lymph node dissection for ovarian cancer treatment, Moffitt Cancer Center is a logical choice. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt is a nationally recognized leader in cancer research, and we have a gynecological team that provides innovative treatments you won’t find elsewhere. In addition to specializing in lymph node dissection, hysterectomies, salpingo-oophorectomies and many other ovarian cancer treatments, we also are leading the way in uncovering new methods for managing ovarian cancer through our many ongoing national and local clinical trials.

At Moffitt, we take an individualized approach to cancer care. Each week, our multispecialty tumor board meets to discuss the specific treatment plan for each patient under our care. This group includes: 

  • Gynecologic oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Surgeons
  • Radiation therapy oncologists
  • Reproductive endocrinologists
  • Support staff 

Together, this team of ovarian cancer experts monitors the progress of each patient before coming to a consensus on the best approach, taking into account her overall health, cancer type, response to treatment and other factors. If a lymph node dissection is recommended, our patients can have peace of mind in knowing that our recommendation is the consensus of many experts, not just one physician. Our commitment to providing personalized care is just one reason that women travel to us from Ft. Myers, Naples and throughout Florida.

To help accommodate our out-of-town patients, Moffitt has formed close relationships with many local hotels that are committed to meeting the unique needs of ovarian cancer patients by adhering to our stringent hygienic standards. Furthermore, our team can work closely with your physician back home to ensure that you continue to receive the care you need following your lymph node dissection or other treatment at Moffitt.

For more information about lymph node dissection and other ovarian cancer treatment options at Moffitt, women in Ft. Myers or Naples, FL, are encouraged to call 1-888-663-3488 or fill out a new patient registration form online. No referral is ever needed.

Ovarian Cancer