Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma care at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic medical oncologists, pathologists and many other specialists work together for undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma care.

A wide range of sarcoma specialists working as a coordinated team

Mayo Clinic, medical oncologists, pathologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, musculoskeletal radiologists, interventional radiologists and plastic surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma. Other departmental specialists collaborate as needed: gynecologic oncology, ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists (otorhinolaryngologists), urologic oncologists, and others. Other professionals, such as rehabilitation specialists, are brought in as needed.

Comprehensive, specialized expertise

Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is rare, and it can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 2,000 people with soft tissue sarcomas each year, including very rare types. This means your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Full range of treatment options

A Mayo Clinic doctor explains and discusses undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma treatment options. Expert care for undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcomas

Mayo Clinic doctors bring extensive diagnostic and surgical expertise to undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma diagnosis and treatment.

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 possible treatments for people with undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma includes several types of surgery, including minimally invasive surgery and limb-sparing surgery — as well as the latest radiation therapy techniques, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, brachytherapy and intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). Chemotherapy and biological therapy also are available.

Comprehensive cancer center

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., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Clinical trials

Mayo Clinic doctors are continually assessing avenues for possible treatment breakthroughs through research, consistently conducting a range of rigorously screened clinical trials to test new options for people with UPS.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic is recognized nationally for undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma care. Nationally recognized care

Mayo Clinic is nationally recognized for cancer care, including undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma care.

Mayo Clinic doctors are widely recognized for their expertise in diagnosing and treating undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma as well as other soft tissue sarcomas.

The 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.

In addition, Mayo Clinic has been recognized as a top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report since it began publishing rankings in 1990.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals 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.

March 09, 2018