Mayo Clinic's approach

Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists have extensive experience caring for people considering brachytherapy treatment for cancer. Mayo Clinic specialists draw on this knowledge to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, radiation oncologists work with other experts, such as radiologists, pathologists, oncologists and surgeons to provide comprehensive care for those undergoing brachytherapy. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest approaches to planning and delivering brachytherapy treatments for cancer.

Mayo Clinic's radiation oncology professionals tailor treatment to your specific situation. After the radiation oncologist identifies the areas of cancer to be treated, radiation therapy is carefully planned and simulated before actual treatment to minimize the dose of radiation to healthy tissues.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists are respected for their skill and experience in using brachytherapy to treat many types of cancer. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors perform more than 365 brachytherapy procedures.

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

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, 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.

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June 19, 2024
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