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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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Comprehensive cancer clinic in Atlantis, Florida

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer, you can take comfort in knowing you have a team of cancer specialists on your side.

At HCA Florida JFK Hospital, our oncology team is here to provide you with compassionate, patient-centered care through a multidisciplinary team approach. We use advanced technology and leading-edge treatment techniques to make sure you receive the care you need. We also offer comprehensive support services and survivorship programs. Our goal is to be there for you with leading-edge cancer care every step of the way.

Types of cancer we treat

Our cancer specialists in West Palm Beach are equipped to provide diagnostic imaging and treatment services for a wide range of cancer types, including: 

  • Blood cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Bone cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gynecological cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer

Our cancer treatments and services

As a cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), we provide our patients with access to a variety of cancer care services, including advanced treatments, rehabilitation and survivorship support.

Cancer treatment

If you are diagnosed with cancer, we will take time to discuss your treatment options with you. This may include:

  • Advanced surgery
  • Biological therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
Radiation therapy

We offer a number of advanced radiation therapy options, including stereotactic robotic radiosurgery, brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy. Our hospital is equipped with the latest technologies for tissue-sparing, highly localized radiation therapy.

Breast cancer detection and care

The Breast Health Institute at our hospital offers complete care for breast cancer. Our breast health services include a range of advanced imaging technologies to identify breast cancer or abnormalities in women and men, including those with dense breast tissue. If you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, we can assure you that you are in the hands of experienced oncologists with access to a range of advanced treatment options. We offer treatment options that include breast surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Cancer recovery and wellness program

We offer physical therapy and rehabilitation to help you recover your range of motion and activity levels following surgery or intensive therapies, such as chemotherapy. Additionally, we offer a specialized cancer recovery and wellness program. This program, led by our physical therapists, is an eight-week wellness program that provides an hour of exercise twice a week to increase strength and decrease pain.

Survivorship care program

In our survivorship care program, an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) will provide you with an individualized plan which allows you to gain a sense of well-being and improved quality of life through healthy lifestyle changes. This program also helps in the early detection of any treatment-related issues you may experience.

Multidisciplinary cancer care

To ensure you have access to comprehensive cancer care, our oncology program includes the services medical professionals from a variety of specialties.

Cancer care team

Along with our highly trained oncologists, our multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Dietitians/nutritionists 
  • Nurse navigators
  • Physical therapists
  • Physicists and dosimetrists
  • Psychosocial team
  • Registered nurses (RNs)
  • Tumor registrars

Nurse navigators

Our in-house nurse navigators are involved in every step of your care process and serve as your point of contact for questions, concerns, scheduling and communication. Support from one of our nurse navigators begins at diagnosis and lasts throughout survivorship.

Your nurse navigator will help you with:

  • Appointment coordination
  • Community outreach resources
  • Education
  • Encouragement and support for physical, spiritual and psychological needs
  • Social services

In addition to our oncology nurse navigators, we also have a specialized breast oncology nurse navigator who provides individualized care for breast cancer patients.


Coming to our cancer center

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. If you have questions about your appointment or the services we offer, please call (561) 964-2662.

Our cancer center's address is:

4685 S. Congress Ave. (first floor)
Lake Worth, FL 33461


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