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Cancer

Cancer is currently the second most common cause of death in the United States, followed only by heart disease. At Morton Plant North Bay, we are committed to fighting cancer on all fronts. By utilizing cutting-edge technology to treat and diagnose cancer while also staying at the forefront of oncological advancements through clinical research, we strive to offer our patients superior care and the best possible outcomes.  From breast cancer and endometrial cancer to lung cancer and skin cancer, we treat even the most complex cancers with a patient-centered focus.

Diagnostic Testing & Imaging

Early detection is an important component of fighting cancer. The Outpatient Radiology Department at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital makes it easy for individuals in New Port Richey and the surrounding areas of Pasco County to get the screenings and diagnostic testing they need, including:

  • CT scan
  • Imaging-guided biopsy
  • Mammography
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound

Surgical Services

Morton Plant North Bay hospital offers a wide range of surgical services for the treatment of cancer:

  • Breast cancer
    • Breast reconstruction
    • Lumpectomy
    • Mastectomy
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Colorectal cancer
    • Abdominoperineal resection
    • Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy
    • Laparoscopic colon surgery
  • Prostate cancer
    • Cryosurgery
    • Minimally invasive prostate surgery
    • Radical prostatectomy
    • Transurethral resection of the prostate
  • Skin cancer
    • Curettage and electrodessication
    • Excisional surgery
    • Lymph node dissection
    • Skin grafting

Support Groups, Classes & Events

BayCare offers a wide range of classes, events and support groups to help patients and their family members cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Some of these informative events are held right on the Morton Plant North Bay campus in New Port Richey, including the Look Good…Feel Better meetings. This support group, facilitated by the American Cancer Society, teaches beauty techniques to help reduce the appearance of treatment-related side effects.

To learn more about the support groups and classes held at other BayCare hospitals, please browse our full list of events.

Cancer Facilities at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

For a free physician referral, please call the BayCare Customer Service Center at (727) 462-7500 or find a specialist near you. Our various cancer care facilities in New Port Richey, FL, include:

Morton Plant North Bay Hospital             
6600 Madison St.
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 842-8468
Map & Directions

Morton Plant North Bay Hospital (Outpatient Radiology Department)
6600 Madison St.
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 461-8555
Map & Directions