Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are widely respected for their experience diagnosing and treating rare conditions, including ampullary cancers. Each year, more than 100 people with ampullary cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, you'll receive coordinated care from a team of doctors and health care professionals. Doctors involved in your care may include gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pathologists and radiologists. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that takes into account your goals and preferences.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest technology, including narrow band imaging, to help diagnose and assess ampullary cancers.

Your team of doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with ampullary cancer includes chemotherapy, radiation and several surgical procedures, such as the Whipple procedure, minimally invasive surgery and endoscopic surgery.

Nationally recognized expertise

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.

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References
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