Why Choose Mayo Clinic for Cancer Treatment

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The first thing to do when a patient is diagnosed is I tell that patient, this is a scary moment. We understand that. Take a deep breath.

As you come to see me as a patient, we don't work on a formula. We work on a patient. We want to know you. We want to know who you are. We want to know what you do day to day. We want to know what's important to you.

It's always challenging when patients have to decide what type of treatment is best for them. And that's why at Mayo Clinic, they don't have to make that decision alone.

You have all of your providers in a truly integrated, multidisciplinary environment, under one roof, in one medical record. And what that means is that the communication is wide open between those providers. The synergy between the providers is really felt in the care experience that the patient has.

All of my colleagues are top notch. When you look at what are the latest advances in research, what are the latest drugs that are coming on the market, what are the latest techniques being used in surgery and radiation, many of those pivotal trials have been run by colleagues across the Mayo Clinic campuses.

We have clinical trials that are emanating out of our own science. Work that is ongoing in our laboratories to actually discover new things about cancer that then leads to a new drug or a new drug combination that Mayo Clinic investigators are taking forward for Mayo Clinic only patients.

We adopt cutting edge technology very quickly. And we're able to expand on its use and eventually develop further uses for it.

If I were to tell somebody what to look for when they're looking for a care center, I would say you need to find a place where you truly believe that the physicians who are taking care of you have your best interests at heart. They're the best at treating the disease that you have, and they have a passion for treating it.

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Descripción general

Más de 150.000 personas con cáncer acuden a Mayo Clinic cada año. Aquí encuentran expertos con una amplia experiencia en el diagnóstico y tratamiento de casi todos los tipos de cáncer y los recursos para brindar una excelente atención médica adaptada a sus necesidades. Los médicos e investigadores de Mayo Clinic resuelven las cuestiones médicas más graves y complejas, de a una persona por vez. Mayo Clinic se encuentra siempre entre los mejores hospitales de los Estados Unidos para el tratamiento del cáncer según la revista U.S. News & World Report (Noticias de EE. UU. e Informe Mundial).

El Instituto Nacional del Cáncer designó al Centro Oncológico de Mayo Clinic como un centro oncológico integral. Esto significa que los reconocidos médicos, investigadores y científicos de la clínica llevan a cabo investigaciones basadas en el trabajo en equipo y centradas en el paciente para desarrollar las tecnologías y los tratamientos más recientes destinados a abordar las necesidades insatisfechas de los pacientes. Como resultado, las personas que acuden a la clínica para recibir atención oncológica tienen acceso a cientos de ensayos clínicos en todas las fases.

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic comparten lo que aprenden con otros miembros de la National Comprehensive Cancer Network (Red Nacional Integral del Cáncer), una alianza sin fines de lucro de centros oncológicos líderes que se dedica a mejorar la calidad, la eficacia y la eficiencia de la atención médica para los pacientes que tienen cáncer.

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