Multiple myeloma care at Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with multiple myeloma. Your care team works together to deliver exactly the care you need.
Your Mayo Clinic care team
At Mayo Clinic, hematologists, oncologists, bone marrow transplant experts, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people with multiple myeloma. Other professionals are included as needed.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnosis and treatment options, such as specialized laboratory testing to analyze myeloma cells for abnormalities that may suggest the best treatment option.
Mayo Clinic researchers are studying cutting-edge treatments, such as immunotherapy treatments that use the body's immune system to fight cancer. Mayo Clinic researchers were the first to report success against multiple myeloma using an engineered measles virus.
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating multiple myeloma. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 3,400 people with multiple myeloma.
Mayo Clinic doctors developed the Mayo Stratification of Myeloma and Risk-Adapted Therapy (mSMART) model to classify myeloma as high-risk, intermediate-risk or standard-risk myeloma. The mSMART risk level of your melanoma helps determine your prognosis and helps your doctor select the treatment options that offer you the greatest benefit.
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — a recognition for an institution's scientific excellence in research and multispecialty resources that are focused on 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.
From Employee to Patient After Startling Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis
After receiving a surprising diagnosis, Patty Brown navigated her multiple myeloma treatment with support, guidance and care from her Mayo Clinic team ? and a few pancakes. Patty Brown was simply going in to catch up on some routine lab work she'd put off related to her Crohn's disease. But what began as routine turned [...]
Innovative Multiple Myeloma Care Renews a Pilot?s Energy and Outlook
At 81 years old, Harold Rogers has had quite a ride. For 30 years, the St. Mary?s, Georgia, resident was an air traffic controller and corporate jet pilot. But nothing prepared Harold for a diagnosis in early 2009 of multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells inside bone marrow, which is considered incurable. ?I?d [...]
Mother and Daughter Winning Battle With Cancer Despite Family History of the Disease
Most of us have known someone with cancer, either in our family or with a friend or an acquaintance. But cancer can be particularly cruel when it seems to target a specific family over and over again. For the Zepeda family of Miami, cancer has stricken a mother, her daughter, a number of other family [...]
Expertise and rankings
Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating multiple myeloma. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 3,400 people with multiple myeloma.
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.
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. 23, 2017