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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Breaking Away From Pain With the Help of 'The Scrambler'

Participating in a clinical trial gave Karen Safranek a solution to her decade-long struggle with peripheral neuropathy  Karen Safranek didn't take a worry-free step for 10 years. Severe peripheral neuropathy — a side effect of breast cancer treatment she received in 2002 — left her with constant burning, tingling, numbness and pain in both her [...]

  • Teamwork. Mayo Clinic cancer experts, including oncologists and hematologists, work as a team with other experts to provide comprehensive care to people with cancer.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience using chemotherapy to treat cancer. More than 8,000 people undergo chemotherapy treatments at Mayo Clinic every year.
  • Comprehensive options. Doctors at Mayo Clinic use a wide variety of individualized chemotherapy programs to treat many forms of cancer.
  • Access to experimental treatments. Ongoing research at Mayo Clinic means you may have access to new chemotherapy regimens that are not available elsewhere.
  • 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.

May 05, 2014