Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are widely respected for their experience in diagnosing and treating floor of the mouth cancers and other types of mouth cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists (otorhinolaryngologists) work as a team with radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, dietitians and plastic surgeons to care for people with floor of the mouth cancer. Specialists form a multidisciplinary team in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic is a leader in diagnosing and treating rare cancers. Mayo Clinic head and neck surgeons have extensive experience not only in complete removal of head and neck cancers but also in reconstruction of this complicated area to achieve the best functional and cosmetic results possible.

Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest advances in high-resolution imaging studies to diagnose floor of the mouth cancer and the latest surgical procedures and radiation therapy to treat the cancer and maintain the function of your mouth. Mayo Clinic reconstructive surgeons use advanced imaging and modeling technology to achieve excellent results in 3-D reconstruction of the jaw and facial skeleton.

Nationally recognized expertise

Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors provide individualized care and treatment for more than 90 people with floor of the mouth cancer. This expertise and experience ensures that your team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

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.

Aug. 23, 2017
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