Stage 4 prostate cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic doctors draw on their extensive experience caring for people with advanced prostate cancers in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that takes all of your concerns into account.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, experts from many specialties work together to create a treatment plan that considers all of your needs and goals. Your team might include medical oncologists, urologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest in diagnostic and treatment options. As an example, Mayo Clinic was one of the first medical facilities to offer choline C-11 PET scans to pinpoint prostate cancer metastasis sooner than is possible with standard imaging tests.

Your care team will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that's best for you. When you seek care at Mayo Clinic, you have access to the full range of standard treatments for prostate cancer, as well as access to treatments being studied in clinical trials.

The Early Cancer Therapeutics Group at Mayo Clinic offers the opportunity to join an early-phase clinical trial of a potential new treatment for those whose cancers haven't responded to standard treatments.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have the knowledge and resources to provide comprehensive care for those with stage 4 prostate cancer. At Mayo Clinic, you can expect:

  • Personalized care. At Mayo Clinic, oncologists, urologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to create a personalized treatment plan designed to meet all of your needs. Other professionals are included as needed.
  • Experience you can trust. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience caring for men with stage 4 prostate cancer. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • 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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Feb. 14, 2019