Mayo Clinic researchers are involved in many studies related to breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Mayo physicians often inform eligible patients about opportunities to participate in research studies and clinical trials related to advancements in the treatment of breast cancer.
The Women's Cancer Program at Mayo Clinic conducts innovative research to improve treatment management options for women with breast and gynecologic cancers. The Women's Cancer Program brings together researchers and clinicians from various specialties to:
Women's Cancer Program researchers in breast surgery, gynecologic surgery, medical and radiation oncology, medical genetics, pathology, radiology and other specialties work together to develop the widest possible range of treatment options.
The Women's Cancer Program conducts clinical trials of treatments under investigation. Part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, the Women's Cancer Program also provides psychosocial support classes, a resource center and educational programs for patients and their families.
See list of publications from Mayo doctors on breast cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.