Doctors and scientists at Mayo Clinic are studying ways to predict breast cancer risk. For women with a high risk of cancer, researchers are studying ways to reduce the risk that breast cancer will develop.

Mayo Clinic is one of a select group of medical centers in the United States to be recognized as a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) for breast cancer research, funded by the National Cancer Institute.

Women's Cancer Program

Doctors from the Women's Cancer Program at Mayo Clinic conduct innovative research to improve treatment options for women who have breast and gynecologic cancers. As part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, the Women's Cancer Program provides psychological and social support classes, a resource center and educational programs for patients and their families.

Publications

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

Apr. 20, 2010