Anal cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors work as a team to provide compassionate, personalized care for people with anal cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, experts in digestive diseases and conditions (gastroenterologists) form a multidisciplinary team with specialists in radiation oncology, medical oncology, pathology and surgery to provide whole-person care to those with anal cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to advanced radiation therapy techniques, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy and proton beam therapy, to improve care for people with anal cancer. These advanced radiation therapy technologies allow doctors to precisely aim radiation beams to target cancer and to spare healthy tissue from damage.

People with anal cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic have access to a full range of treatment options, including experimental treatments. Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals. The range of treatments offered to people with anal cancer includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery.

Nationally recognized expertise

Anal cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating many cases of anal cancer. Each year, more than 300 people with anal cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.

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.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

Expertise and rankings

Anal cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience treating many cases of anal cancer. Each year, more than 300 people with anal cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

Aug. 18, 2017