Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert care for people with rare cancers, including malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Your team of specialists will develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your needs and gives you exactly the care you need.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and genetic counselors work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience caring for people with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic are highly trained and are recognized for their expertise in using delicate operations to remove malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnostic and treatment options for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Your doctor will review your treatment options with you, taking into account your own goals and preferences.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience diagnosing and treating uncommon cancers, including malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for about 90 people with malignant nerve tumors.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — a recognition for an institution's scientific excellence in research and multispecialty resources that are focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are widely respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating uncommon cancers, such as malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for about 90 people with malignant nerve tumors.

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.

The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — a recognition for an institution's scientific excellence in research and multispecialty resources that are focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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