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Outstanding surgical care for cancer patients from West Palm Beach, FL, is available from the expert surgeons at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. To be most effective, cancer treatment requires a multi-modal approach, and this often includes complex surgery. Simply put, when choosing a surgeon, numbers matter. Each type of surgery is unique, and a surgeon’s skills increase with every procedure performed. Moffitt’s surgeons have completed a high volume of surgeries to treat all types of cancer.

Because a surgeon’s level of expertise can make a true difference in beating cancer, finding the right surgeon and the right cancer center is paramount. For outstanding surgical care, cancer patients from West Palm Beach, Florida, and elsewhere can turn with confidence to Moffitt. Utilizing innovative techniques in surgical care and state-of-the-art technologies, our experienced surgeons have helped thousands of patients fight cancer and enjoy better-quality lives. As a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt has achieved a refined level of expertise relevant to each specific cancer type and its corresponding surgical care. Surgical care for cancer might be necessary for any number of wide-ranging reasons, such as:

  • To obtain tissue samples for evaluation under a microscope, which is often used to accurately diagnose a condition. Procedures in this category might include a biopsy, cytology or lymph node dissection.
  • Tissue removal or organ removal to prevent or treat cancer. Examples include mastectomy, hysterectomy or prostatectomy.  
  • Tumor removal to treat cancer or to relieve pain and other physical symptoms. For instance, a lumpectomy is the removal of a breast cancer tumor while debulking surgery reduces the size of a cancerous tumor.
  • Reconstructive surgery to repair weakened parts of a patient’s body. Examples include breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery or skin grafts after skin cancer removal.

In addition to experienced surgeons who skillfully perform all types of procedures, each surgical care team at Moffitt includes talented specialists from multiple disciplines, including physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses, lab personnel, radiologists, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, chaplains and educators. Through this unique, multispecialty approach, we are able to offer cancer patients individualized treatment, compassionate support and, most importantly, hope.

In recognition of the strides we’ve made in cancer research, Moffitt has been awarded the prestigious designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. We have also earned an international reputation as a world leader in providing the latest advancements in surgical care, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive procedures. Through our dedicated efforts, we’ve made the previously impossible possible. For instance, tumors that were once considered inoperable may now be eligible for surgical removal due to our recent breakthroughs in surgical techniques.

 Patients from West Palm Beach, FL, who would like to benefit from the outstanding surgical care available at Moffitt can take advantage of discounted rates offered by our trusted hotel partners. By making travel arrangements a little more convenient, our goal is to help our out-of-town patients focus on what’s most important – their health and well-being. To get started, call 1-888-663-3488 or request to schedule an appointment online. No referrals are required.

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