Myelodysplastic syndromes care at Mayo Clinic

People with myelodysplastic syndromes who seek care at Mayo Clinic can expect compassionate, personalized care.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, hematologists, pathologists and bone marrow transplant specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people with myelodysplastic syndromes. Other professionals are included as needed.

Access to the latest

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest technology to perform advanced laboratory testing on blood and bone marrow samples, which can help pinpoint the type of myelodysplastic syndrome you have and guide your treatment.

Specialists at Mayo Clinic are experts in caring for people with myelodysplastic syndromes with supportive care, such as blood transfusions, medications and bone marrow transplant. Your doctors will review with you all your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals.

Mayo Clinic transplant specialists have experience in using bone marrow transplant to treat people with myelodysplastic syndrome. Mayo Clinic offers reduced-intensity (nonmyeloablative) bone marrow transplants in certain situations.

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.

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Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in providing individualized care for people with myelodysplastic syndromes.

  • Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists, pathologists and bone marrow transplant specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people with myelodysplastic syndromes.
  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 1,200 people with myelodysplastic syndromes.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation recognizes each of the Mayo Clinic campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota as a Center of Excellence in diagnosing, treating and researching myelodysplastic syndromes.
  • Expert cancer care. 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.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing 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.

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Oct. 27, 2017