Expertise and rankings

Oncologists at Mayo Clinic are consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked as the top hospital in Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, is ranked as the top hospital in Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is ranked the top hospital in Florida.

The Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center has held its National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer center designation since 1973. As a comprehensive cancer center, Mayo Clinic has met NCI's more-rigorous standards that include:

  • Basic laboratory research
  • Participation in high-priority NCI clinical studies
  • Applied and clinical research
  • Cancer prevention and control programs
  • Education and training of health care professionals
  • Public information services
  • Community service and outreach

The NCI recognizes nine formal programs to the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, comprising:

  • Cancer immunology and immunotherapy
  • Cell biology
  • Experimental therapeutics
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gene and virus therapy
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Population sciences
  • Women's cancer

Mayo Clinic's CAR-T Cell Programs at campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota are also accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. The foundation sets international standards to ensure cellular therapies are high quality.

Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida is one of four sites in Florida to receive the Cancer Center of Excellence Designation from the state of Florida. This designation recognizes providers that demonstrate excellence in patient-centered coordinated care for people undergoing cancer treatment in Florida. The Florida campus is also accredited by:

  • American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer
  • American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer as an NCI Designated Cancer Center
  • American College of Radiology's Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation program
May 09, 2023