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  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, people considering transoral robotic surgery are cared for by a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate on care. Your team may be led by an ear, nose and throat specialist (otorhinolaryngologist) and include radiologists, pathologists, oncologists and radiation oncologists.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic surgeons have used transoral techniques to remove cancer for decades. This depth of experience helps doctors identify the surgical approach that's exactly right for you.
  • Expertise. Transoral robotic surgery is a complex procedure that requires highly skilled and extensively trained surgeons. Mayo Clinic doctors are specially trained in robotic surgery procedures in order to provide you with the best care.
  • A full range of treatment options to consider. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to design a treatment plan that meets your needs as a whole person. You and your doctor can consider a wide variety of treatments.
  • 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.

July 08, 2014