The latest breakthroughs in thymoma treatment are available to residents of Fort Myers, Florida, at Moffitt Cancer Center. Located in nearby Tampa, Moffitt features a Thoracic Oncology Program with physicians who focus exclusively on treating thoracic malignancies. As a high-volume cancer center, Moffitt physicians see uncommon cancers like thymomas every day, and possess a unique level of experience in evaluating and treating these complex diseases.
In a single location, Moffitt patients with thymoma have access to a multispecialty team that includes:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Thoracic surgeons
In addition to our thymoma treatment team, Moffitt patients also have access to dietitians, pain management specialists, social workers and other supportive care professionals who can help them cope with the emotional and physical challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
The best course of treatment for thymoma will vary from patient to patient. At Moffitt, our tumor board takes an individualized approach to treatment by developing a tailored treatment plan for each patient. Depending on the patient’s diagnosis, age and overall health, plans may include a combination of resection surgery, specialized radiation therapy, novel combinations of chemotherapy and innovative approaches like immunotherapy. Moffitt also leads a robust clinical trial program and several research efforts to improve treatment options for thymoma and other uncommon malignancies. Treatment for myasthenia gravis, the muscular disorder that often accompanies thymus cancer, is also provided at Moffitt.
Patients from Fort Myers, FL, and other cities are invited to take advantage of discounted rates at Moffitt’s partner hotels. Located near our cancer center, these hotels meet our stringent hygiene standards and are committed to providing a hospitable environment for our out-of-town patients and their families.
If you live in Fort Myers, FL, and would like to speak with a Moffitt physician about your thymoma treatment options, call 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form. Referrals are not required to become a Moffitt patient.