Treatment at Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Arizona

Breast cancer survivors clinic

The breast cancer survivors clinic helps breast cancer survivors shift from disease-focused treatment to wellness-focused care. Services may include:

  • Evaluating and assessing any physical and psychological side effects you may experience after cancer treatment
  • Helping you understand your cancer diagnosis and treatments, as well as the long-term complications you may face
  • Recommending follow-up care based on the latest surveillance guidelines
  • Discussing preventive care to reduce the risk of a cancer recurrence or other types of cancer
  • Creating a healthy-living plan
  • Connecting you with the necessary experts to help you cope with menopause symptoms, lymphedema, emotional issues and physical changes that may require physical therapy
  • Providing referrals for experts, such as dietitians and complementary and alternative medicine specialists

Cancer survivors clinic

This program provides care for people who have completed a variety of cancer treatments. This program can:

  • Help you better understand your diagnosis, your treatment and the potential side effects you may face
  • Provide recommendations about follow-up care, such as how often you can expect to meet with your doctor and the types of tests that are appropriate for you
  • Create a healthy-living plan
  • Address any physical and psychological issues you face, such as fatigue, hot flashes, joint pains, change in sexual function, change in bowel or bladder function, anxiety, depression, change in body image, change in weight, memory loss or confusion, numbness and tingling, difficulty sleeping, and family discord

Long-term follow-up after donor stem cell transplant

This program provides care for survivors of stem cell transplants from donor cells (allogeneic stem cell transplants). Experts who participate in this program include:

  • Cardiologists
  • Complementary and alternative medicine experts
  • Dermatologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Infectious disease experts
  • Neurologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Oral surgeons
  • Orthopedists
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation experts
  • Psychologists
  • Pulmonologists

Florida

Breast cancer survivor clinic

The breast cancer survivors clinic helps breast cancer survivors shift from illness-oriented treatment to wellness-focused care. Services provided may include:

  • Evaluating and assessing any physical and psychological side effects you may experience after cancer treatment
  • Helping you understand your cancer diagnosis and treatments, as well as the long-term complications you may face
  • Recommending follow-up care based on the latest surveillance guidelines
  • Discussing preventive care to reduce the risk of a cancer recurrence or other types of cancer
  • Creating a healthy-living plan
  • Connecting you with the necessary experts to help you cope with menopause symptoms, lymphedema, emotional issues and physical changes that may require physical therapy
  • Providing referrals for experts, such as dietitians and genetic counselors

Minnesota

Breast cancer survivors clinic

The breast cancer survivors clinic helps breast cancer survivors shift from illness-oriented treatment to wellness-focused care. Services provided may include:

  • Evaluating and assessing any physical and psychological side effects you may experience after cancer treatment
  • Helping you understand your cancer diagnosis and treatments, as well as the long-term complications you may face
  • Recommending follow-up care based on the latest surveillance guidelines
  • Discussing preventive care to reduce the risk of a cancer recurrence or other types of cancer
  • Creating a healthy-living plan
  • Connecting you with the necessary experts to help you cope with menopause symptoms, lymphedema, emotional issues and physical changes that may require physical therapy
  • Providing referrals for experts, such as dietitians and complementary and alternative medicine specialists

The breast cancer survivors clinic connects breast cancer survivors with the Pink Ribbon Mentors for additional support.

Gynecologic cancer survivors clinic

This program is for survivors of endometrial cancer, vulvar cancer, cervical cancer and ovarian cancer. Women with these cancers are followed over time and referrals are provided to experts, when needed, including:

  • Genetic counselors
  • Lymphedema therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Psychologists

Managing symptoms and monitoring for cancer recurrence are priorities in this clinic.

Lymphoma survivors clinic

This program is for people who are in remission from lymphoma and who have received any type of therapy other than stem cells from a donor (allogeneic stem cell transplant).

Lymphoma survivors are generally seen immediately following active cancer therapy, but can be evaluated at any time after treatment is completed.

The lymphoma survivorship clinic works with your hematologist and primary care provider to provide coordinated care.

Services may include:

  • Evaluating and assessing any physical and psychological side effects you may experience after cancer treatment
  • Helping you better understand your cancer diagnosis and treatments, as well as the long-term complications you may face
  • Recommending follow-up care based on the latest surveillance guidelines
  • Creating a healthy-living plan
  • Connecting you with the necessary experts to help you cope with menopause symptoms, lymphedema, emotional issues and physical changes that may require physical therapy
  • Providing referrals for experts, such as dietitians and complementary and alternative medicine specialists

Long-term follow-up after donor stem cell transplant

This program provides care for survivors of stem cell transplants from donor cells (allogeneic stem cell transplants). Experts who participate in this program include:

  • Cardiologists
  • Complementary and alternative medicine experts
  • Dermatologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Infectious disease experts
  • Neurologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Oral surgeons
  • Orthopedists
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation experts
  • Psychologists
  • Pulmonologists
May. 07, 2014