Mesothelioma care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, experts in pulmonary medicine, surgery, oncology, radiation oncology and pathology work as a team to provide comprehensive care to those with mesothelioma. Other providers are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have the latest in medical technology to help them diagnose and treat mesothelioma. Advanced diagnostic tests help doctors diagnose and monitor mesothelioma. Advances in surgical techniques help surgeons remove as much cancer as possible to relieve the signs and symptoms of mesothelioma.

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 mesothelioma includes chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy and many types of surgical procedures.

Mayo Clinic conducts mesothelioma research and participates in national research alliances. This gives people with mesothelioma who seek care at Mayo Clinic access to clinical trials and the latest treatments.

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.

  1. Mesothelioma Patient Finds Complex, Comprehensive Answer

    A frightening diagnosis of mesothelioma brought Sally Kirkvold to Mayo Clinic. To her great relief, the prompt and thorough care she received put the cancer into remission, allowing her to turn her attention back to normal life. When mesothelioma strikes, it is aggressive and often deadly. Caused primarily by exposure to asbestos, the cancer grows [...]

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in caring for people with mesothelioma.

  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, experts in pulmonary medicine, surgery, oncology, radiation oncology and pathology work as a team to provide personalized care to those with mesothelioma. Other providers are included as needed.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating many cases of this rare cancer. Each year, more than 100 people with mesothelioma receive care at Mayo Clinic.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. 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 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.

Jan. 15, 2019