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Florida Hospital East Orlando is dedicated to providing our neighbors with exceptional cancer care. As part of the world-renowned Florida Hospital Cancer Institute—ranked among the top oncology programs in the United States—we offer a comprehensive continuum of care, from disease prediction and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and cutting-edge research. 
 
In keeping with Florida Hospital’s mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, our expert care providers focus not just on the disease, but also on the whole person—mind, body and spirit. We provide educational, emotional and spiritual support to our cancer patients in addition to our advanced treatment techniques. Our medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons—a team of more than 200 of the most recognized and skilled cancer physicians available—work closely together to provide coordinated, multidisciplinary care. This team is committed to beating this disease through the most advanced detection, prevention, treatment and research. 
 
However, at Florida Hospital East Orlando we also know dealing with the many choices and doctor’s appointments that go along with a cancer diagnosis can seem overwhelming. We want to make the process as easy for you as it can be. To help you make the best possible decisions about your care and health, we provide a dedicated care coordinator whose job it is to assist you every step of the way, from scheduling appointments to providing you with any information you need. 
 
To schedule an appointment with the expert oncologists at Florida Hospital East Orlando—where you’ll receive three expert assessments in one appointment—call our care coordinator today at (407) 265-6627. 
 

Medical Oncology Services

As part of the renowned Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, Florida Hospital East Orlando relies on the experience and expertise of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing each and every patient with the skill and compassion on which Florida Hospital has staked its reputation for more than a century. The medical oncologists at Florida Hospital East Orlando are doctors who specialize in treating cancer using medications such as chemotherapy, hormones and analgesics. These experts are committed to involving patients and their loved ones in each step of the treatment process. For each treatment option, they will discuss with you the treatment’s duration, effectiveness and potential side effects. 
 

Radiation Oncology Services

Florida Hospital East Orlando’s cutting-edge Radiation Oncology Center provides our cancer patients with some of the most advanced care available in Central Florida. Radiation treatments use high-energy particles or rays to kill cancer cells. However, there are several different types of radiation treatments, and not all of them are alike, either in terms of how they work or the kinds of side effects they may trigger. Our expert radiation oncologists have the skills and experience to help you figure out the radiation treatment that meets your needs, using a variety of sophisticated technologies that can localize and treat your specific cancer. 
 
Some of the radiation services we offer include: 
  • 3D conformal therapy
  • Fractioned stereotactic radiotherapy
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Low-dose-rate brachytherapy
  • Prostate seed implants
 

Surgical Services

In many cases surgery—often in combination with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy—is necessary to remove cancerous cells and surrounding tissue. The experienced surgeons at Florida Hospital East Orlando are experts in breast, colorectal and prostate cancer surgery. 
 

Breast Care Program

Working in collaboration with the renowned Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, one of the premier cancer facilities in the United States, the Breast Care Program at Florida Hospital East Orlando provides education, encouragement and some of the finest medical care available, allowing you to make informed decisions about your breast cancer treatment. 
 
In one convenient location, our Cancer Specialists Clinic for Breast offers patients the expertise of top-notch surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and other resources. We efficiently perform comprehensive examinations, testing, diagnosis and treatment planning, all with the goal of reducing the amount of anxiety patients have and time they spend waiting for answers. 
 
Our Cancer Specialists Clinic for Breast offers comprehensive nursing support and assessments; the rapid scheduling of appointments, consultations and procedures; assistance with the coordination of providers and procedures; symptom management; and ongoing education and disease information. If you have any questions about your breast cancer treatment, please give our dedicated breast care coordinator a free, confidential call at (866) 773-3000. Our breast care coordinator will be happy to help you navigate Florida Hospital’s full spectrum of breast cancer treatment. 
 

Cancer Specialists Clinic

The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute at East Orlando is the only place in Central Florida where you can have your case thoroughly evaluated by three different career specialists during one appointment, which not only saves you time but also assures you a broad spectrum of input from which to devise a treatment plan. This session can save as much as 37 days from discovery to treatment—and in all cancer cases, the earlier the treatment, the better the outcome.