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Moffitt Cancer Center’s Thoracic Oncology Program includes a multispecialty team that focuses exclusively on diseases that impact the lungs, trachea, thymus and chest wall, including mesotheliomas. As a referring physician, you can be assured that your patients will be in the care of thoracic specialists with unparalleled clinical expertise. In a single convenient location, our team provides:

  • Medical oncology
  • Molecular tumor profiling
  • Pathology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Radiology and thoracic specialist readings
  • Pulmonology
  • Nutrition consults
  • Supportive care
  • Screening, diagnosis and staging
  • Fiber optic bronchoscopy with specimen collection
  • Advanced bronchoscopy with endobrochial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Fine needle aspiration with or without CT or fluoroscopic guidance
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracotomy
  • Low-dose lung cancer CT screening

Comprehensive thoracic oncology services

A broad range of treatments are available to patients with thoracic cancer at Moffitt. Our treatment options include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Molecular targeted therapeutics
  • Neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy protocols
  • Clinical trials
  • Vaccine therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Including checkpoint inhibitors such as anti-PD-1
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT)
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Surgery
    • Minimally invasive surgical approaches to esophageal and lung cancers
    • Robotic thoracic surgery
    • Segmental or wedge resection
    • Lobectomy
    • Sleeve resection
    • Extrapleural pneumonectomy for mesothelioma
    • Pneumonectomy
    • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
    • PleurX catheter placement for effusions

The above approaches aren’t all Moffitt offers. As a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Moffitt spearheads groundbreaking research initiatives and clinical trials that allow our patients to benefit from the latest advancements in treatment before those options are made widely available. To learn more about our available clinical trials, call 813-745-6100 or submit a clinical trial inquiry form.

Refer a patient

If you’d like to refer a patient to Moffitt’s Thoracic Oncology Program, contact a physician liaison or complete our online form. We prioritize timely service and respond to most referral requests in less than 48 hours.