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By Lindsay Engelstad I was not a patient at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, but my mother was. Prior to her going into the hospital, I always hear people say “Go to the Mayo Clinic it is the best place to be if you are sick”. Yeah right, it is a hospital and all hospitals are the [...]

  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and bone marrow transplant specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic hematologists have extensive experience caring for people with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Each year, more than 700 people with Hodgkin's lymphoma are treated at Mayo Clinic.
  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic hematopathologists have extensive training and experience in accurately diagnosing all the subtypes of Hodgkin's lymphoma, including very rare types. Mayo Clinic laboratories are equipped with the advanced technology doctors need to carefully analyze the gene mutations in your cancer cells in order to help choose the most appropriate treatment for you.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors 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 Hodgkin's lymphoma includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and stem cell transplant.
  • Access to the latest research advances. Mayo Clinic is a leader in lymphoma research and has been recognized by the National Cancer Institute with a lymphoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant to accelerate progress in lymphoma research.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is 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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