- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, urologists, oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people with cancer of the ureter. Other professionals are included as needed.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating ureteral cancer. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 200 people with cancer of the ureter.
- Expertise. Cancer of the ureter is an uncommon cancer. The experience and training of the professionals at Mayo Clinic ensures your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
- 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 ureteral cancer includes chemotherapy and a variety of surgical procedures, including minimally invasive 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., 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.
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