Mayo Clinic's approach

Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists routinely use IGRT to precisely plan and deliver radiation therapy for people with cancer.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, oncology nurses, treatment planners (dosimetrists) and medical physicists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people undergoing IGRT. Other professionals are included as needed.

Access to the latest technology and innovations

Mayo Clinic doctors have access to advanced IGRT technologies that allow your care team to conduct personalized treatment planning and delivery that provides exactly the care you need.

IGRT is combined with other advanced radiation therapy techniques such as:

Nationally recognized expertise

Radiation oncology practices at Mayo Clinic have been granted accreditation by the American College of Radiology's Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation Program. This program recognizes quality and patient safety in radiation oncology practices.

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.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists are respected for their expertise in using IGRT to deliver effective and safe radiation treatments.

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists have extensive experience creating individualized treatment plans that incorporate IGRT. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
  • Commitment to quality and safety. Mayo Clinic radiation oncologists partner with a dedicated and experienced physics team to ensure safe delivery of radiation.
  • Accredited radiation oncology programs. Radiation oncology practices at Mayo Clinic have been granted accreditation by the American College of Radiology.
  • 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.

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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Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)