- Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pediatric oncologists, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons and rehabilitation specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with bone cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.
- Experience. Bone cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating all types of bone cancer. (5)
- A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with bone cancer includes chemotherapy, radiation and many types of surgical procedures.
- Latest treatment technology. Mayo Clinic gives its doctors access to the latest technology to improve care for people with bone cancer. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists use advanced radiation therapy techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery.
- 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., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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