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With private patient rooms to maximize patient comfort and encourage family involvement, medical oncology patients receive unique and specialized care at UF Health Central Florida. Our inpatient oncology units offer care delivered by a team of experienced oncology nurses who work closely with board-certified oncology physicians.
In addition to our certified oncology specialists, patients can access the services provided by:
- Pain management specialists
- Social workers
- Spiritual care professionals
Outpatient infusion center
Our Outpatient Infusion Centers provide supportive care in a comfortable environment for people who need frequent infusions of medications, including those with central lines. We are committed to providing patients with the latest technologies in intravenous therapy in a safe, controlled environment.
All of our infusion nurses are educated and credentialed by the Oncology Nurse Society’s biotherapy and chemotherapy standards. Typical services provided may include:
- ACTH stimulation testing
- Alpha-I Antitrypsin deficiency treatment
- Annual Reclast therapy for osteoporosis
- Antibiotic/antiviral/antifungal treatments
- Bladder installations
- Blood and blood product administration
- Electrolyte replacement therapy
- Hydration therapy
- Infusaport access, management and labs
- Iron replacement therapy
- Peripheral IV insertions
- PICC line insertion, management and labs
- Various diagnostic procedures including bone marrow aspiration
With a highly trained medical team, we provide exceptional, compassionate and multidisciplinary cancer care, right here close to home.
UF Health Central Florida hospitals are accredited with commendation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC).
There are only 1,500 CoC-accredited cancer programs in the United States. Accreditation encourages hospitals, treatment centers and other facilities to improve their quality of care through various cancer-related programs and activities. These programs are concerned with the full continuum of cancer—from prevention to survivorship and end-of-life care—while addressing both survival and quality of life.
Patients who obtain care at a CoC-accredited cancer program receive the following benefits:
- Quality cancer care.
- Comprehensive care offering a range of state-of-the-art services and equipment.
- A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best cancer treatment options available.
- Access to cancer-related information and education.
- Access to patient-centered services such as psychosocial distress screening and navigation.
- Options for genetic assessment and counseling and palliative care services.
- Assessment of treatment planning based on evidence-based national treatment guidelines.
- Information about clinical trials and new treatment options.
- Follow-up care at the completion of treatment, including a survivorship care plan.
- A cancer registry that collects data on cancer type, stage and treatment results, and offers lifelong patient follow-up.