Sarcoma care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating sarcoma. At Mayo Clinic, you can expect compassionate, comprehensive care that's focused on your individual needs.

Your Mayo Clinic Care team

At Mayo Clinic, adult and pediatric medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, orthopedic surgeons that specialize in sarcoma treatment, pathologists, and specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with sarcoma. Other professionals are included as needed.

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A full range of treatment options to consider

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 sarcoma includes:

  • Surgery, including innovations designed to preserve function as much as possible, such as rotationplasty and prosthetics
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy, including innovative treatments such as intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) and proton therapy
  • Clinical trials

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic experts have extensive experience diagnosing and treating sarcoma. When you seek care here, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. At Mayo Clinic, adult and pediatric medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, orthopedic surgeons that specialize in sarcoma treatment, pathologists, and specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation work as a multidisciplinary team to create a care plan that takes all of your needs into consideration. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience you can trust. Mayo Clinic experts have experience diagnosing and treating all types of sarcoma, including very rare types.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. 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., 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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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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Jan. 19, 2019