Our GOAL is to help you BEAT Cancer
Offering the Most Advanced and Latest Cancer Treatment in North Florida
We are proud to offer the latest technology to detect, pinpoint, and help you beat cancer. When battling cancer, you need every advantage you can get. At our cancer care center, you have access to the region's most advanced technology to help you beat and manage your diagnosis.
Capital Regional Medical Center and Capital Regional Cancer Center have teamed to provide you with an unprecedented level of care as a vital weapon in the battle against cancer. The strength of our network of care lies in the expertise of our team and the arsenal of technology we have at our fingertips to develop an individualized treatment for every patient.
The strength of our network of care lies in the expertise of our team and the arsenal of technology we have at our fingertips to develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient.
Medical Director of Capital Regional Cancer Center
Dr. Bolek, a Radiation Oncologist, has practiced in Tallahassee since 1999. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of New Mexico, internship at the Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies at Michigan State University, and a residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida. Dr. Bolek has been an assistant professor at the University of Florida and the University of Kentucky. He has vast experience working with radiosurgery and brachytherapy for many disease sites, as well as intensity modulated radiation therapy, which is especially effective in the treatment of prostate, lung, colorectal and head/neck cancers. He is the Medical Director of Tallahassee Oncology Associates.
Types of Cancer Treated
As one of the most comprehensive cancer care programs in Tallahassee and North Florida, our hospital is proud to offer a wide range of services, treating a wide variety of cancers, including:
Our comprehensive breast care center offers the latest in technology for early detection and treatment of all stages of breast cancer.
In addition to high quality care, our patients receive treatment in a state-of-the-art facility. We offer a full range of screening and diagnostic services to our patients, in a peaceful and tranquil environment.
If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, our cancer center offers the latest treatments, including radiation therapy and TomoTherapy
With most cases of colorectal cancer, surgery may be required prior to receiving any therapy or additional treatment. Your physician may also recommend chemotherapy prior to other treatments, depending on your diagnosis.
Most patients who are diagnosed with lung cancer at our hospital or cancer center are treated using TomoTherapy.
At our hospital and cancer care facility, radiation therapy is often used to treat lung cancer if surgery is not required or if a patient cannot tolerate surgery.
If you are diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancer, you could have cancer of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas or other parts of your gastrointestinal tract.
Radiation therapy is often used to treat gastrointestinal cancer as a precautionary measure to prevent the cancer from coming back.
Our hospital and cancer care facility often use radiation therapy to treat and manage certain types of gynecological cancers. This includes therapy for cervical cancer, uterine (endometrial) cancer, and vulvar cancers.
Radiation therapy is often prescribed after major or minor surgery to prevent the cancer from returning.
Other Cancers Treated
In addition to the cancers listed above, we also treat a variety of other cancers with various therapies, including:
- Head & Neck Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Skin Cancer
In addition to treating cancer, our center also offers clinical trials, radiation therapy and other advanced technology services.
Services & Amenities
Through our local and regional network of care, you will have access to the latest in care and comfort that includes:
- An experienced, trusted team of cancer treatment experts and board-certified physicians.
- State-of-the-art surgical technology, including the DaVinci Robotic System and BrainLAB Stereotactic surgery
- Advanced treatments, which includes the TomoTherapy system. This system combines intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with the accuracy of CT scanning - especially effective in the treatment of prostate cancer.
Annual Cancer Reports
As a courtesy to our patients, their family and friends, we always like to make our annual cancer committee reports available to the public.
The quest for excellence is done to provide our patients the best opportunities for maintaining a high quality of life while they undergo cancer treatment. Our excellence in care is driven by our sense of accountability and responsibility to our patients. As one of the top cancer hospitals in North Florida, we are proud to be recognized for:
- Accreditation with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
- Accreditation by the American College of Radiology for our mammography program.
- Jean Byers Award for Excellence in Cancer Registration.