Gallbladder cancer care at Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert, personalized care for people with gallbladder cancer.
Your Mayo Clinic care team
At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people with gallbladder cancer. Other professionals are included as needed.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest treatment options to provide you with exactly the care you need. At Mayo Clinic, you have access to:
- A full range of treatment options. Your Mayo Clinic care team considers all of the available treatment options when creating your personalized treatment plan. Options might include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted drug therapy, immunotherapy and a variety of surgical procedures, including cholecystectomy and minimally invasive surgery.
- Experienced surgeons with expertise in abdominal surgery. Mayo Clinic surgeons are experts in abdominal surgery procedures from the least invasive to the most extensive procedures.
- Carefully selected systemic therapy. If you're considering systemic therapy for gallbladder cancer, your doctor may have your cancer cells tested to see which treatments are most likely to help you. Systemic therapy options include chemotherapy, targeted drug therapy and immunotherapy.
- Highly targeted radiation therapy. Radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic have access to the latest techniques to shape radiation beams, including proton therapy. These techniques allow doctors to deliver the highest radiation doses to the target area and spare healthy tissue nearby.
Expertise and rankings
The world-class experts at Mayo Clinic offer an integrated team approach to cancer care. When you seek care at Mayo Clinic, you can expect:
- Personalized treatment. At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people with gallbladder cancer. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
- Experience you can trust. Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their experience in diagnosing and treating gallbladder cancer. Each year, more than 100 people with gallbladder cancer receive care at Mayo Clinic.
- Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets the strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognize scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., 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.
Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.
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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