Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, ear, nose and throat (otorhinolaryngology) specialists work as a team with radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, dietitians and plastic surgeons to care for people with soft palate cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating soft palate cancer. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for about 2,000 people with soft palate cancer.
  • Latest treatment options. Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest treatment technology. For instance, Mayo Clinic surgeons may use transoral robotic surgery to remove soft palate cancers. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists use highly focused radiation techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, to target cancer cells.
  • 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 soft palate cancer includes radiation, chemotherapy and several surgical procedures, including minimally invasive and traditional operations.
  • 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., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Jan. 31, 2014