Rochester, Minnesota - At Mayo Clinic, a variety of specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for those with neuroendocrine tumors. Their doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating NET disease. 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.

Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and treatment can be complex and varied. Mayo Clinic doctors have the training and experience needed to accurately diagnose and treat all types of neuroendocrine tumors, including very rare types. Each year, about 1,500 people with neuroendocrine tumors seek care at Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic doctors will work with patients to review all treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits the needs and goals of the patient. The range of treatments offered to people with neuroendocrine tumors includes surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapyand other drug treatments.

Mayo Clinic also offers palliative care, which is specialized medical care that focuses on providing relief from pain and other symptoms of a serious illness. At Mayo Clinic, palliative care specialists work with patients, their families and other doctors to provide an extra layer of support that complements ongoing care.

Once a patient complete treatment, cancer survivorship clinics can help patients cope with post-treatment issues and assist as patients adjust to new lives.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

Learn more about the multidisciplinary team of medical professionals at the Mayo Clinic Neuroendocrine Tumor Program