- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, oncology nurses, treatment planners (dosimetrists) and medical physicists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people undergoing IGRT. Other professionals are included as needed.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists have extensive experience creating individualized treatment plans that incorporate IGRT. Each year, more than 5,000 people undergo IGRT at Mayo Clinic. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
Access to the latest. Mayo Clinic doctors have access to advanced IGRT technologies that allow your care team to conduct personalized treatment planning and delivery that provides exactly the care you need.
IGRT is combined with other advanced radiation therapy techniques such as 3-D conformal radiation and intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
Mayo Clinic's proton beam therapy facilities are currently under construction.
- Commitment to quality and safety. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists partner with a dedicated and experienced physics team to ensure safe delivery of radiation.
- 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., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing 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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