Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Gut Feeling, Being in Right Place May Have Saved Lynn Witherspoon

When Lynn Witherspoon was diagnosed with breast cancer, she wanted to move quickly. And she wanted to move to a place she felt would give her the care she needed. So she and her husband moved from their home in North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida, to be near Mayo Clinic's Florida campus. "We live in [...]

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists care for more than 1,000 women with ovarian cancer.
  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, doctors trained in obstetrics and gynecology with additional training in surgery and cancer treatment (gynecologic oncologists) work with other medical experts such as medical oncologists, surgeons, pathologists and radiation oncologists, as needed.
  • The latest treatments. Mayo Clinic gives women with ovarian cancer access to the most advanced cancer treatment available. Mayo Clinic surgeons use fertility-sparing surgery, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery, when appropriate.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. The 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.

June 12, 2014