Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Services in Tampa, Florida
St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital offers cancer care for patients across Tampa Bay. With a focus on women’s health, our oncology services specialize in:
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Endometrial cancer
- Gynecological Cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Genetic Testing and Counseling
Our nationally accredited Shimberg Breast Center provides 3-D mammography, breast MRI and ultrasound services, as well as comprehensive biopsy procedures. We focus on prevention and early detection through screening and diagnostic mammograms and offer free support services for cancer patients and their families.
Surgery is the most common treatment for cancer, with approximately 60 percent of cancer patients undergoing surgery, either by itself or in conjunction with other treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Surgery can be used for diagnostic and staging purposes, as well as for treatment and reconstruction.
St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, along with BayCare Outpatient Imaging, can provide total breast care from screening and diagnosis through surgery, treatment and survivorship. Our team of board-certified radiologists focus on reading breast images while our credentialed surgeons offer options from breast conservation to mastectomy and reconstruction. We provide advanced evaluation and treatment of breast cancer including 3-D mammography, ultrasound, MRI, radiation therapy, accelerated partial breast irradiation, chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Our medical oncologists customize treatment programs specifically for your diagnosis and plan of care. High-risk breast cancer assessment services are available, as well as a variety of national clinical trials for breast cancer treatment. We also offer support services for cancer patients and their families through the St. Joseph’s Hospital Cancer Institute.Breast Center Nurse Navigator
Our Breast Center Nurse Navigator is a dedicated resource for you and your physician, providing a support system for you during diagnosis and throughout treatment. She assists with access to the full range of services available in our health system and will help guide you through the medical process.
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