Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Goals achieved: Beat cancer, walk again

When Robert Anderson realized he was facing cancer and a possible amputation of his leg, he wrote down three goals that he still carries in his wallet: Save my life, save my limb and maintain an active lifestyle. Three years later, he's two for three on his list and not looking back. In 2006, Anderson, [...]

  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, pediatric oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, and specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation work as a multidisciplinary team to treat sarcoma. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience. Sarcoma is an uncommon form of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience in diagnosing and treating many cases of sarcoma.
  • 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 sarcoma includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
  • 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.

June 27, 2013