Why choose Mayo Clinic

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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.

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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May 05, 2014