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Oncology

Oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Oncology treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation, medication or surgery. Oncologists can specialize in one of three fields of oncology: medical, radiation or surgery.

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Cancer specialists in Brandon, Florida

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, it's important to have a compassionate, highly skilled oncology team on your side. 

At HCA Florida Brandon Hospital, we provide advanced oncology services. Whether you are coming in for a routine cancer screening or need advanced surgery, we are equipped to meet your needs. Our oncology team will work together to make sure you feel supported with high quality care every step of the way. 

Types of cancer we treat

From diagnosis to treatment and recovery, our team will be there for you to make sure you receive the care you need. Types of cancer commonly treated include: 

  • Blood cancer
  • Breast cancer 
  • Colorectal cancer 
  • Gynecologic cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer 
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer 

Our cancer services

We offer advanced diagnostic imaging options to identify cancer as soon as possible. If cancer is detected, we will work with you to create a treatment plan that is tailored to your needs. 

Cancer diagnostic tools

We use a wide range of diagnostic screening tools to identify cancer, including:

Cancer treatment options

Our team works with you to determine the best method of treatment. Your options may include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgery
Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is used to control or kill cancer cells. With prostate cancer, it is often used:

  • After surgery, if there is a risk that prostate cancer cells may still be present.
  • For pain relief when cancer has spread to the bone

Prostate brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy where radioactive seeds are placed inside the prostate gland. It is the most common type of radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer.

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