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Innovative Multiple Myeloma Care Renews a Pilot?s Energy and Outlook

At 81 years old, Harold Rogers has had quite a ride. For 30 years, the St. Mary?s, Georgia, resident was an air traffic controller and corporate jet pilot. But nothing prepared Harold for a diagnosis in early 2009 of multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells inside bone marrow, which is considered incurable. ?I?d [...]

  • 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