- Collaboration. 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.
- Experience. 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.
- Expertise. Surgery to remove malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors requires the skills of a highly trained surgeon. Mayo Clinic doctors are recognized for their expertise in this area.
- Access to the latest. Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnostic and treatment options for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
- 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.
- Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to 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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