Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), cancer (oncologists) and other specialties have experience evaluating and treating people with paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system.

    Mayo Clinic doctors trained in the nervous and immune systems (neuroimmunologists) diagnose and treat paraneoplastic autoimmune neurological disorders, autoimmune neurological disorders and neurosarcoidosis.

  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to diagnose and treat your condition.
  • Diagnostic tests. Mayo Clinic doctors use many tests to diagnose paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system. Tests may include blood tests, spinal taps, positron emission tomography (PET), computerized tomography (CT), PET-CT, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and others.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors study potential diagnostic tools and treatments for paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system and conduct clinical trials. Mayo Clinic researchers discovered many of the antibody tests that are used to diagnose paraneoplastic syndromes.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

April 30, 2014