Dedicated to Helping You Battle Breast Cancer

At the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI) we are pushing the very boundaries of breast cancer care by offering you the very latest technologies, state-of-the-art treatments and the highest level of professional care available in the region.

From highly accurate diagnostics and advanced therapies to quality post-operative care and individualized counseling and support, the FHCI and its team of top-notch healthcare professionals are dedicated to healing the whole person - body, mind and spirit. 

At the FHCI, we understand that being told that you have breast cancer can be a life altering experience. Since we first opened our doors in 1908, our hospital and its individual centers of excellence such as the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute have created a legacy of superior care within a compassionate, caring environment where the patient always comes first.

We back our patient-centric care with the finest, latest technology available as well as participation in breast cancer clinical trials that offer exciting new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and post-care of breast cancer so you can have the very best outcomes possible.

The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute is extremely proud that we are the community's largest cancer research program. Each year, we participate in more than 100 clinical trials, providing you access to the latest prevention and treatment methods available. This commitment to research is helping more people with cancer get on the road to recovery so they can continue their life's journey as soon as possible. 

At the FHCI we know that breast cancer can be a frightening diagnosis, filled with uncertainty. But you can be confident that our expert healthcare team will be by your side every step of the way to make sure that you receive the best breast cancer care available. 

Breast Cancer Facts and Figures

Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. The American Cancer Society has estimated more than 230,000 new cases of invasive cancer diagnosed in 2015, and more than 60,000 cases of in situ breast cancer.   At the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer, with 937 analytic cases in 2014.

The chance of developing with breast cancer increases with age, with the median age for diagnosis being 61 years.  Non-Hispanic white women are diagnosed in a higher proportion than non-Hispanic black women, Native Americans, Hispanic women or Asian/Pacific Islanders.  However, black women are more likely to be diagnosed at a young age and more likely to die of breast cancer. 

In the United States, approximately 1 of 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime.  However, as a result of new treatment options and early diagnosis, more than 3 million women in the US are alive today after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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