Liposarcoma care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic specialists provide personalized, whole-person care to those with liposarcoma.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, radiation oncologists, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with liposarcoma. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic pathologists are skilled in using advanced technology to examine tissue samples and gather information critical to determining the best treatment options for your cancer.

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. The range of treatments offered to people with liposarcoma includes surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

People who seek care at Mayo Clinic also have access to the latest treatments being studied in clinical trials.

Nationally recognized expertise

Liposarcoma is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating liposarcoma.

Each year, more than 2,000 people with soft tissue sarcomas, including liposarcoma, receive care at Mayo Clinic.

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.

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