Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Dec. 24, 2015
- Experience and expertise. Although MEN 1 is rare, you can rely on the expertise and experience of Mayo Clinic specialists to diagnose and provide the best treatment for this complicated disorder. Specialists at Mayo provide the latest interventions for both primary tumors and those that have spread (metastasized). Mayo Clinic specialists treat about 125 people with MEN 1 each year.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic specialists work as a team to listen, counsel and treat people who have MEN 1. Depending on your specific needs and related conditions, the team may include experts in endocrinology, endocrine surgery, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, oncology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, chest (thoracic) surgery, liver (hepatobiliary) surgery, medical genetics and other areas if needed.
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