- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, a variety of specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people with neuroendocrine tumors. Which specialists are involved in your care will depend on your type of tumor. Specialists may include oncologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, surgeons and radiologists. Other professionals are included as needed.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic surgeons have extensive experience diagnosing and treating neuroendocrine tumors. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,400 people with neuroendocrine tumors.
- Expertise. Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and treatment can be complex and varied. Mayo Clinic doctors have the training and experience needed to accurately diagnose and treat all types of neuroendocrine tumors, including very rare types.
- 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. The range of treatments offered to people with neuroendocrine tumors includes surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and other drug 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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- Neuroendocrine tumors. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed June 10, 2014.
- Riggin EA. Decision Support System. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. April 10, 2014.