Cervical cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert care for women with cervical cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, gynecologic oncologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for women with cervical cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience caring for women with cervical cancer, including rare types of cervical cancer.

Mayo Clinic gives women with cervical cancer access to the most advanced cancer treatment available. Mayo Clinic surgeons use fertility-sparing surgery, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery, when appropriate.

The range of treatments offered to women with cervical cancer includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and many types of surgical procedures, such as simple hysterectomy, radical hysterectomy, robotic hysterectomy, sentinel node biopsy and fertility-sparing procedures.

Nationally recognized expertise

At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in obstetrics and gynecology with additional training in surgery and cancer treatment (gynecologic oncologists) direct care for women with cervical cancer.

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.

Expertise and rankings

At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in obstetrics and gynecology with additional training in surgery and cancer treatment (gynecologic oncologists) direct care for women with cervical cancer.

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.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

Aug. 23, 2017
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