Florida Cancer Care

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Florida Cancer Care Adds Medical Oncologist Lauren Peirce Carcas, M.D. Enhancing Excellence in Care for Patients in Boca Raton and Plantation, FL

September 1, 2014


Florida Cancer Care (FCC), South Florida�s premier cancer care center providing care to patients battling cancer since 2006 announces the addition of Lauren Peirce Carcas, M.D. joining its Plantation and Boca Raton, FL facilities. Dr. Carcas brings a fresh perspective to the FCC care team and expanding its services in South Florida.

Dr. Carcas is a compassionate physician who is dedicated to providing high quality patient-centered care. She has extensive training in the management of solid malignancies, including Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Skin, Pancreas, Thyroid, Liver, Brain, as well as both malignant and benign hematologic conditions.

Dr. Carcas graduated from Samford University Cum Laude with Bachelors degrees in both Spanish and International Relations. She received her M.D. from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She then did both her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami in Miami, Florida.

At the completion her residency, she was asked to be a Chief Medical Resident for a year during which time she served as an Instructor of Medicine and was responsible for medical education of students and residents. She then went on to complete her Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship training at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

� I am pleased to be joining The Florida Cancer Care family. This comprehensive practice will enable me to provide high quality care, as well as, cutting edge clinical trials that will ensure the best treatment options possible for favorable outcomes and patient quality of life. FCC�s commitment to delivering high quality care has cemented the practice�s excellent reputation in the community and among Oncologists nation-wide. I am excited to be part of this compassionate team of cancer specialists,� said Dr. Carcas.

During her fellowship, Dr. Carcas published articles on Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, and presented research in Pancreatic Cancer and Sarcomas.

Dr. Carcas remains dedicated to the advancement of cancer research and is excited about the opportunity to combine clinical trial research and personalized patient care. She believes that Oncology is a unique field within Medicine that allows the provider to share a very personal relationship with the patient that is focused on individualized care regardless of the intention; cure, surveillance, or control of disease.

About Florida Cancer Care

Florida Cancer Care is nationally and internationally renowned for Breast and Ovarian Cancer offering an academic practice in a community setting serving domestic and international patients in its Palm Beach and Broward county facilities. FCC provides the full spectrum of state-of- the-art care including prevention programs, detection, diagnosis, cutting-edge treatment options, clinical trials, and genetic testing and counseling.

FCC's dedication to advancing cutting edge cancer care empowers them to providing patients access to the latest technology, physician collaboration, clinical research, and top-notch hematology and oncology care. The dedicated and highly skilled physicians and staff at FCC work closely with patients and their families to create personalized treatment plans that provide for physical and emotional health, all in a familiar community setting. Florida Cancer Care participates in clinical trials through its sister institute Florida Cancer Research Institute.

(FCRI), founded and operated under the leadership of Dr. Elizabeth Tan-Chiu. FCRI has played a key role in the development of over 15 FDA approved cancer therapies.

FCC strives to continue enhancing its expertise in managing solid malignancies like Breast, Ovarian, and Lung Cancers.

For more information, visit www.floridacancercare.com.

Appointments are available now with Dr. Lauren Peirce Carcas at the Plantation and Boca Raton facility. Patients may call 561.727.3800 or 954.582.1850 to schedule an appointment.