ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Centers of Florida is bolstering its physician team to meet growing demand for comprehensive community-based cancer care throughout the Orlando area.
    Dr. Steven Mamus and Dr. Jose Luis Pino-y-Torres will serve patients at Cancer Centers of Florida's locations in Altamonte Springs, Ocoee, downtown Orlando and east Orlando.
    Dr. Mamus, medical oncologist and hematologist, and Dr. Pino-y-Torres, radiation oncologist, join the practice from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.
    "We are proud to be attracting the very best physicians to help us deliver the highest quality care to our patients," said Dr. Barry Berman, president of Cancer Centers of Florida.  "Physicians and patients are turning to Cancer Centers of Florida because we represent the future of cancer care, with convenient locations that offer comprehensive care, a patient-focused environment, the latest technology and access to clinical research programs."
    Dr. Mamus received his medical degree from the University of New York at Syracuse.  He completed three years of residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago and completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Minnesota Hospital.
    Dr. Pino-y-Torres received his medical degree from the University of Madrid, Spain.  He completed three years of residency at University of Minnesota Affiliated Hospitals, including Mt. Sinai Hospital.  He completed his radiation oncology residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and fulfilled a fellowship in hematology/oncology from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
    Dr. Mamus is board certified in internal medicine with subspecialties in hematology and medical oncology.  Dr. Pino-y-Torres is board certified in internal medicine with subspecialties in oncology, hematology and therapeutic radiology.
    Cancer Centers of Florida, part of the US Oncology network, is a regional oncology and hematology practice with a dedicated team of physicians.  The practice treats approximately 5,000 Orlando-area patients annually.  Cancer Centers of Florida has four locations, including 52 West Gore Street in downtown Orlando, 1111 Blackwood Avenue in Ocoee, 505 N. Maitland Avenue in Altamonte Springs, and 7975 Lake Underhill Drive in east Orlando.
    Based in Houston, Texas, the US Oncology network consists of more than 850 affiliated physicians who provide cancer care to more than 350,000 patients each year.