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West Florida Hospital

Cancer Care

West Florida Hospital offers a comprehensive oncology/hematology program that includes caring, compassionate physicians and nurses who are specially trained to care for patients with cancer and blood disorders.

Our Cancer Program's high standards of care include:

  • Sophisticated diagnostics to detect cancer faster and help make treatments more effective.
  • Specially trained oncology nurses, many of whom are oncology certified registered nurses that specialize in chemotherapy administration, treatment of side effects, blood product infusions and pain management.
  • Patient/family education.
  • Emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Active Cancer Committee that brings together the expertise and perspectives of physicians from a variety of specialties and disciplines.
  • Innovative treatment for liver cancer
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In addition, the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons recently recognized West Florida Hospital's Cancer Program with a three-year accreditation. Only those facilities that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality cancer care and that undergo a rigorous review of their performance are awarded this designation.

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