Our mission at M. D. Anderson - Orlando is to "use every available resource to defeat cancer". To achieve this goal, we are committed to:
* Creating superior programs in multidisciplinary patient care, prevention, research and professional and community education.
* Bringing together the most highly trained and compassionate staff, who provide care in a supportive and comfortable atmosphere.
* Providing our staff with resources needed to render the most advanced diagnostic ad therapeutic procedures that will improve the quality of life for all patients.
* Managing our financial and human resources in an effective manner that contributes to the fulfillment of our mission.
Guided by our parent organization, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and supported by our corporate organization of which we are a wholly owned subsidiary, Orlando Health, we have achieved significant improvement in the quality of cancer care in the Central Florida community since our beginning in January 1991.
Using M. D. Anderson clinical practice guidelines, participating in clinical research trials originating from Houston and interacting with Houston clinical and research faculty through weekly telemedicine conferences, the physicians and other professional staff of M. D. Anderson - Orlando are providing a level of care to cancer patients unequaled in the southeastern United States.