Expertise and rankings

Anal cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating many cases of anal cancer. Each year, more than 300 people with anal cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Aug. 16, 2016
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