Mayo Clinic's approach

Mayo Clinic doctors offer expert, comprehensive care to adults and children undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic cancer experts, including oncologists and hematologists, work as a team with other experts to provide compassionate care to people with cancer.

Mayo Clinic heart doctors (cardiologists) working in the Cardio-Oncology Clinic evaluate and treat people who have heart disease or who are at risk of heart disease before, during and after cancer treatment.

Access to the latest treatment options

Doctors at Mayo Clinic use a wide variety of individualized chemotherapy programs to treat many forms of cancer.

Ongoing research at Mayo Clinic means you may have access to new chemotherapy regimens that are not available elsewhere.

The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience using chemotherapy to treat cancer. Thousands of people undergo chemotherapy treatments at Mayo Clinic every year.

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive 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, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023–2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

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.

For more information on visiting Mayo Clinic, choose your location below:

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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Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota

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Clinical trials

Explore Mayo Clinic studies of tests and procedures to help prevent, detect, treat or manage conditions.

March 13, 2024
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