Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

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  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists and surgeons work as a team to treat anal cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience. Anal cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating many cases of anal cancer.
  • Advanced treatment technology. Mayo Clinic doctors have access to advanced radiation therapy techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, to improve care for people with anal cancer. These advanced radiation therapy technologies allow doctors to precisely aim radiation beams to target cancer and to spare healthy tissue from damage.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with anal cancer includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

July 26, 2013