Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), cancer (oncologists) and other specialties have experience evaluating and treating people with paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system. Each year, more than 4,700 people with paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system receive care at Mayo Clinic.

Advanced diagnostic tools

Mayo Clinic doctors use many tests to diagnose paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system. Tests may include blood tests, spinal taps, positron emission tomography (PET) scan, CT scan, PET plus CT, MRI and others.

Access to the latest research

Mayo Clinic autoimmune neurology researchers work with doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists) and cancer (oncologists) to study and develop new diagnostic tools and therapies for paraneoplastic syndromes and other autoimmune conditions. Researchers in the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology work closely with other doctors to evaluate paraneoplastic syndromes.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive expertise evaluating and treating people with paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists care for more than 4,700 people for paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system.

Research leader

Mayo Clinic researchers discovered many of the antibody tests that are used to diagnose paraneoplastic syndromes.

Our researchers are actively engaged in developing and improving diagnostic tools and treatments for paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system and conduct clinical trials.

Comprehensive cancer center

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

Nationally recognized expertise

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery 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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Aug. 16, 2017