Mayo Clinic researchers are involved in many studies related to breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Mayo doctors often inform eligible patients about opportunities to participate in research studies and clinical trials related to advancements in the treatment of breast cancer.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is one of 11 U.S. facilities that received a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant for breast cancer research.

Women's Cancer Program

The Women's Cancer Program at Mayo Clinic brings together doctors and researchers in breast and gynecologic surgery, medical and radiation oncology, medical genetics, pathology, and other specialties to develop new therapies for women's cancers. As part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, the Women's Cancer Program offers access to potential new therapies through clinical trials. The Women's Cancer Program also provides emotional and social support classes, a resource center, and educational programs for women and their families.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on breast cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

May. 22, 2013