Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive expertise evaluating and treating people with paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists care for more than 4,700 people for paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system.

Research leader

Mayo Clinic researchers discovered many of the antibody tests that are used to diagnose paraneoplastic syndromes.

Our researchers are actively engaged in developing and improving diagnostic tools and treatments for paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system and conduct clinical trials.

Comprehensive cancer center

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Nationally recognized expertise

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.

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 Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

April 14, 2017
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