Testicular cancer care at Mayo Clinic
The top-ranked doctors at Mayo Clinic provide expert care for those with testicular cancer.
Mayo Clinic in Minnesota ranks among the best hospitals for urology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.
Mayo Clinic has been recognized as a top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report since it began publishing rankings in 1990. Most recently, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, have been recognized among the top Cancer hospitals in the nation for 2023-2024 by U.S. News & World Report.
Your Mayo Clinic care team
At Mayo Clinic, urologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for people with testicular cancer. Other professionals, such as fertility preservation experts, are consulted as needed to provide exactly the care you need.
When you seek care at Mayo Clinic you can expect:
- Experienced care teams. Doctors at Mayo Clinic evaluate and care for more than 400 people with testicular cancer each year. This includes adults, young adults and children. Mayo specialists are deeply experienced not just in one specific aspect of the disease but across all the specialties involved testicular cancer care.
- Expert surgeons. Mayo Clinic urologic surgeons have advanced training in urologic cancers, including testicular cancer, and are experienced with surgical techniques designed to avoid injury to crucial nerves needed to retain fertility. Your care team is extensively trained and prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need. Mayo Clinic doctors helped develop the techniques for robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.
- Doctors who help set the standard for excellent care. A Mayo Clinic doctor serves as a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's Testicular Cancer Panel. The Testicular Cancer Panel crafts the guidelines for the care of people with testicular cancer. Oncologists and surgeons both nationally and internationally refer to these guidelines when providing patient care.
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Doctors at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota can provide care for those with testicular cancer.
Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest diagnostic and treatment options. Your care team considers all the available options when creating a customized treatment plan just for you.
When you receive testicular cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic, you have access to:
- Advanced radiation therapy methods, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy and proton therapy
- Minimally invasive surgery techniques, such as robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
- Carefully selected systemic therapy, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments that consider the specifics of your cancer
- Access to a full range of treatment options, including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy
- A chance to try the latest treatments, such as treatments only available in clinical trials
Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals.
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's excellence in treating testicular cancer reflects strong expertise across all disciplines that are involved in bringing care to more than 400 people with testicular cancer each year.
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 and urology by U.S. News & World Report.
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 Children's Center
Highly skilled pediatric experts diagnose and treat all types of conditions in children. As a team, we work together to find answers, set goals and develop a treatment plan tailored to your child's needs.
Learn more about the Children's Center.
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.
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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