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Our Physician Specialties
Florida Cancer Affiliate’s highly skilled oncology clinical staff offers complete consultation and treatment services for patients battling all types of cancers and non-malignant blood disorders. Our expert physicians provide patients with the most personalized and advanced treatment care services available.
We offer patients the following oncology specialties:
Medical Oncology is the treatment of cancer with medicine, such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy and hormones. Your medical oncologist will coordinate and direct your complete medical care plan. Our medical oncologists provide patients with several of the following services:
- Education for patients on their form of cancer and stage development
- Explanation of patients’ treatment options including recommendations and the development of a customized treatment plan that is best suited for them
- Monitoring of all patient care and treatment
The Florida Cancer Affiliates team works with patients to ensure they are receiving the best, individualized treatment plan possible. We closely monitor each patient’s progress and provide personalized education about their cancer and the possible side effects of chemotherapy.
Florida Cancer Affiliates provides hematology services which include evaluation and treatment of diseases related to blood and the generation of blood in the bone marrow. Hematologists study and treat blood cell cancers, primarily leukemia, Hodgkin’s disease, multiple myeloma and lymphoma. We also provide care for patients with problems of too many or too few blood cells (such as anemia) and bleeding and clotting disorders.
A Radiation Oncologist is a physician who specializes in treating a wide array of cancers with highly focused x-ray beams. This treatment for patients involves a team approach with coordinated care delivered by your radiation oncologist, radiation therapists, nurses and physicists.
Radiotherapy treatments are usually non-invasive, non-surgical and invisible. The goal of these treatments for patients is to destroy the cancer while simultaneously protecting the body’s surrounding healthy tissues.