Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, experts in medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery, pathology and radiology form a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for women with inflammatory breast cancer.
- Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic has one of the largest, most comprehensive cancer diagnosis and treatment programs in the world. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat thousands of people with all types of cancer each year and use their experience to provide the most effective treatment.
- A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. For women with inflammatory breast cancer, treatment options may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted therapy.
Latest research. The Women's Cancer Program at Mayo Clinic researches new treatment options for women who have breast and gynecologic cancers. This multidisciplinary program brings together researchers and clinicians to increase understanding of women's cancers, provide compassionate care, and educate patients and their families about women's cancers.
Mayo Clinic also collaborates with other cancer centers around the country to develop and participate in clinical trials. This partnership gives Mayo Clinic patients access to the latest in breast cancer care.
- Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes 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.
March 12, 2015
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- Inflammatory breast cancer: Questions and answers. National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Sites-Types/IBC. Accessed Feb. 19, 2015.
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