- Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic is internationally known for the treatment of thyroid problems, including cancer. Doctors at Mayo Clinic see more than 2,000 people with thyroid cancer each year.
- Teamwork. The integrated nature of Mayo Clinic's practice makes it easy for specialists to work together to develop the best treatment plan for you.
- Advanced technology. Mayo uses the latest technology, including state-of-the-art imaging, electronic monitoring of the laryngeal nerves and robotic thyroid surgery.
- Efficiency. In Mayo's efficient system, testing, diagnosis and the start of treatment can usually begin in days, not months.
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: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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