- 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., 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.
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