Floor of the mouth cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with floor of the mouth cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, care for people with floor of the mouth cancer is directed by surgeons who specialize in head and neck cancers (head and neck oncologic surgeons) and coordinate a multispecialty team. Surgeons who direct care teams include mouth and jaw surgeons (oral and maxillofacial surgeons) and ear, nose and throat surgeons (ENT specialists or otolaryngologists).

Your care team also might include experts in radiation oncology, medical oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, rehabilitation therapies, and other specialties as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic is a leader in diagnosing and treating rare cancers. Mayo Clinic head and neck surgeons have extensive experience not only in complete removal of head and neck cancers but also in reconstruction of this complicated area to achieve the best functional and cosmetic results possible.

Mayo Clinic doctors use the latest advances in high-resolution imaging studies to diagnose floor of the mouth cancer. They also use the latest surgical procedures and radiation therapy to treat the cancer and maintain the function of your mouth. Mayo Clinic reconstructive surgeons use advanced imaging and modeling technology to achieve excellent results in 3D reconstruction of the jaw and facial skeleton.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have the knowledge and resources to provide comprehensive care for those with floor of the mouth cancer. At Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. A team of specialists works together to be sure your treatment plan considers all of your needs. Your team might involve experts in oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, rehabilitation therapies, and other specialties as needed.
  • Experience you can trust. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors provide individualized care and treatment to more than 130 people with floor of the mouth cancer. This expertise and experience ensures that your team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center. These standards recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic has been recognized as a top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report since it began publishing rankings in 1990. Most recently, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, have been recognized among the top Cancer hospitals in the nation for 2024-2025 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.

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