Nuclear medicine therapy is a cancer treatment that uses radioactive drugs that bind to cancer cells and destroy them. This therapy is an option for some people with neuroendocrine tumors, prostate cancer, meningiomas, thyroid cancer and lymphoma. It has proved to be successful in easing symptoms, improving quality of life and extending life.
The Mayo Clinic nuclear medicine therapy team uses a thorough multidisciplinary approach. It's the key to success, as it brings together all involved team members early in your treatment so they can make decisions that work best for you.
Mayo Clinic has one of the largest nuclear medicine therapy practices in the United States, with services offered at each of its main campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota.
Team approach to personalized care
A team approach
Team members come together early in your care journey to ensure that the best option is selected based on your needs and goals.
Mayo Clinic's nuclear medicine therapy practice brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts who collaborate to develop a treatment plan tailored to you. Depending on your situation, needs and goals, your care team may include specialists in nuclear medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology and hepatology, hematology, medical oncology, nephrology, neurology, radiation oncology, radiology, and urology.
Nov. 26, 2020