Florida Cancer Affiliates Adds New Medical Oncologist to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Cancer Care Services

November 10, 2015

Madhu K. Emani, MD, joins the FCA Trinity office, enhancing timely access to quality care

New Port Richey, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) – Florida Cancer Affiliates (FCA), a leading provider of advanced cancer care services in Florida and a practice in The US Oncology Network, has added a new medical oncologist to its staff. Dr. Madhu K. Emani joined the practice November 2nd and is caring for patients in FCA’s new Trinity treatment center. Experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of cancers, Dr. Emani has extensive expertise in both Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine, having completed rigorous training and an extensive medical education in both the United States and India.

“Dr. Emani is schooled in the very latest advances in Medical Oncology, having recently completed his Medical Oncology Fellowship,” said Lawrence Hochman, DO, FACRO, practice president, Florida Cancer Affiliates. “He also has a very strong background in Internal Medicine and has many years of experience caring for patients. He is a compassionate, highly-skilled oncologist who will be a great addition to our team. He will play a key role in helping us continue to provide quality care while meeting growing demand for our services.”

Dr. Emani began his medical career in India, where he earned a MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree from Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, India. He then completed a rotating internship at St. Martha’s Hospital, Bangalore, India, and Sri Siddhartha Medical College in Tumkur, followed by a three year Internal Medicine Residency at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, which is rated among the top ten medical colleges in India.

After earning his medical credentials in India, Dr. Emani began his education and training in the United States. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency and a Medical Oncology Fellowship at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Emani has published articles in peer-reviewed publications and has given presentations at various conferences. Board-certified in Internal Medicine, he is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Medical Association.

“High-quality, cutting-edge integrated care gives patients the best chance for optimal outcomes, and my goal was to join a practice that could offer these advantages to my patients,” said Dr. Emani. “Florida Cancer Affiliates has a great reputation as a leader in providing advanced multi-disciplinary cancer care, including clinical trials. I look forward to having access to all of these innovative therapies and to collaborating with FCA’s highly-skilled oncology specialists to help my patients achieve the best possible outcomes,” he concluded.

About Florida Cancer Affiliates

Florida Cancer Affiliates (FCA) is a community-based radiation oncology, medical oncology, and hematology practice with convenient locations throughout Florida, from Naples and Ft. Myers to Trinity, Hudson, Brooksville, The Villages, Ocala and Panama City. The integrated clinical team of FCA employs the latest technologies and drug therapies to ensure patients receive advanced care close to home. The comprehensive treatment centers include outpatient treatment and diagnostic facilities providing chemotherapy, hematology services, radiation therapy including stereotactic and PET/CT imaging, clinical research, pharmacy and laboratory, as well as financial counseling and patient support services.

The practice is committed to providing patients with advanced care. They offer therapies proven to be effective, along with advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies. They also provide access to new investigational drugs through clinical trials. By participating in clinical trials that test new drugs or various combinations of treatments, patients have the opportunity to receive new therapies not yet available outside these clinical trials. To learn more about Florida Cancer Affiliates, go to www.floridacancer.com.

Florida Cancer Affiliates is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, FCA is united with 1,000 physicians nationwide. Florida Cancer Affiliates participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has played a role in more than 50 FDA-approved cancer therapies, nearly one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.

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