Liposarcoma care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic specialists provide personalized, whole-person care to those with liposarcoma.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, radiation oncologists, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with liposarcoma. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic pathologists are skilled in using advanced technology to examine tissue samples and gather information critical to determining the best treatment options for your cancer.

Mayo Clinic 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 liposarcoma includes surgery and chemotherapy, as well as intraoperative radiation therapy and proton beam therapy.

People who seek care at Mayo Clinic also have access to the latest treatments being studied in clinical trials. Mayo physicians are active in clinical research and participate in numerous nationwide clinical trials.

Mayo’s multiple tumor registries support care for people who have liposarcoma, as well as research that may lead to improved treatments.

Nationally recognized expertise

Liposarcoma is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating liposarcoma.

Each year, more than 2,000 people with soft tissue sarcomas, including liposarcoma, receive care at Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been recognized as one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked as the top hospital in Arizona and is nationally ranked in 10 medical specialties. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was ranked the top hospital in Jacksonville.

Expertise and rankings

Each year, more than 2,000 people with soft tissue sarcomas, including liposarcoma, receive care at Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been recognized as one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked as the top hospital in Arizona and is nationally ranked in 10 medical specialties. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was ranked the top hospital in Jacksonville.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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.