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Women in West Palm Beach, FL, who are considering a lymph node dissection as a part of their ovarian cancer treatment are welcome to consult with the experts at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. A lymph node dissection, which involves the removal of the lymph nodes in the pelvic and/or para-aortic regions, is often recommended for a patient with ovarian cancer. At Moffitt, we have surgeons who specialize in completing surgical procedures designed expressly for the treatment of ovarian cancer, and our surgical outcomes have resulted in consistently high patient satisfaction rates. As a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt completes many lymph node dissection surgeries and, as a result, our surgeons have achieved a level of expertise that surpasses that of most other providers. Additionally, we offer many advanced surgical options, including minimally invasive procedures and operations that use state-of-the-art technologies such as robotics. Due to recent breakthroughs in cancer treatment, Moffitt is now accomplishing that which was previously considered impossible, improving quality of life for our patients along the way.

When you come to Moffitt from West Palm Beach for a lymph node dissection, your ovarian cancer treatment will be overseen by a tumor board of cancer specialists. This team will evaluate and continually monitor your tumor’s size, extent and location and make changes to your treatment plan as necessary. The specialists on this board may include: 

  • Oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Reproductive endocrinologists
  • Pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • And other supportive care specialists  

Another benefit of receiving treatment at Moffitt is our outstanding supportive care. We understand that undergoing ovarian cancer treatment can be stressful, especially when travel is involved. To make the process a bit easier for our patients, we have partnered with several local hotels that offer accommodations that meet or exceed our stringent infection control and hygiene standards. This allows our patients to find safe and comfortable lodging so that they can focus on what’s most important: their health and well-being.

If you are a woman with ovarian cancer in West Palm Beach, FL, and you’re interested in learning more about the lymph node dissection options and the supportive care we offer at Moffitt, call 1-888-663-3488 or complete our new patient registration form online. We never require a referral to see our cancer specialists.

Ovarian Cancer