Expertise and rankings

Many types of germ cell tumors are very rare. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating these rare tumors.

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 Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for cancer care.

Aug. 23, 2017
References
  1. National Cancer Institute. Childhood central nervous system (CNS) germ cell tumors treatment (PDQ). http://www.cancer.gov/types/brain/patient/child-cns-germ-cell-treatment-pdq. Accessed Sept. 12, 2016.
  2. National Cancer Institute. Childhood extracranial germ cell tumors treatment (PDQ). http://www.cancer.gov/types/extracranial-germ-cell/patient/germ-cell-treatment-pdq. Accessed Sept. 12, 2016.
  3. National Cancer Institute. Extragonadal germ cell tumors treatment (PDQ). http://www.cancer.gov/types/extragonadal-germ-cell/patient/extragonadal-treatment-pdq. Accessed Sept. 12, 2016.