- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, experts in pulmonary medicine, surgery, oncology, radiation oncology and pathology work as a team to provide whole-person care to those with mesothelioma. Other providers are included as needed.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating many cases of this rare cancer. Each year, about 200 people with mesothelioma receive care at Mayo Clinic.
- A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with mesothelioma includes chemotherapy, radiation and many types of surgical procedures.
- The latest technology. Mayo Clinic doctors have the latest in medical technology to help them diagnose and treat mesothelioma. Advanced diagnostic tests help doctors diagnose and monitor mesothelioma. Advances in surgical techniques help surgeons remove as much cancer as possible to relieve the signs and symptoms of mesothelioma.
- Access to clinical trials. Mayo Clinic conducts mesothelioma research and participates in national research alliances. This gives people with mesothelioma who seek care at Mayo Clinic access to clinical trials and the latest treatments.
- 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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