Kathryn J. Ruddy, M.D.

  1. Oncologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Kathryn J. Ruddy is a medical oncologist who sees patients with breast cancer. She has particular expertise in:

  • Premenopausal breast cancer
  • Male breast cancer
  • Survivorship issues including fertility preservation
  • Management of side effects of treatment

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Ruddy co-leads the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Symptom Control/Survivorship Cross-Disciplinary Group, and she is active in research focused on prediction and prevention of toxicity in patients with cancer, and patient-reported outcomes during and after cancer treatment. She mentors residents and fellows, speaks at national meetings, and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. Breast cancer
  2. Male breast cancer
  1. Cancer survivorship program
  2. Cancer treatment
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Long-term and late toxicities of cancer therapy (including infertility)
  • Breast cancer in young women
  • Breast cancer in men
  1. 2009
    Fellow - Medical Oncology and HematologyDana-Farber Cancer Institute
  2. 2008
    MPH - Clinical EffectivenessHarvard School of Public Health
  3. 2006
    Resident - Internal MedicineMassachusetts General Hospital
  4. 2003
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania
  5. 1999
    AB - Summa Cum Laude, Psychology and Biology(cognitive neuroscience)Harvard College

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2009
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Physician of the YearCancerCare
  2. 2003
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  3. 1999
    Gamble ScholarUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  4. 1998
    Phi Beta KappaHarvard College

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2018
    InterviewerDepartment of Internal Medicine; Resident Interviewing Committee
  2. 2017 - present
    Mayo Clinic Cancer Center IMP Education Committee
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Patient Engagement Workgroup
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Education Committee
  5. 2016 - present
    Invited MemberYoung Survival Coalition Council of Advisors' Research Advocacy Workgroup
  6. 2016 - present
    LeadTBCRC Patient Reported Outcomes Interest Group
  7. 2016 - present
    MemberMinnesota Cancer Alliance, Survivorship Working Group
  8. 2015 - present
    Advisory Panel MemberPsychosocial Oncology, Cancer.net, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2015
    Program DirectorSatellite Symposia, Cardio-Oncology, A New Era, An Evolving Discipline, Cardio-Oncology Program
  10. 2015
    Co-authorMayo Clinic Breast Specialty Council Workgroup
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberCardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors Guideline Panel, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  12. 2015 - present
    ChairAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline: Preventing or Monitoring of Cardiac Dysfunction in Adult Cancer Survivors
  13. 2015 - present
    Advisory PanelistCaner.Net Editorial Board; Psychosocial Oncology Panel
  14. 2014
    InterviewerResident Interviewing Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  16. 2014 - present
    Vice ChairSymptom Intervention Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons, Clinical Research Program, Cancer Care Delivery Research Committee
  18. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network, Survivorship Guidelines Committee, Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity Subcommittee
  19. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network, Survivorship Guidelines Committee, Sexual Function Subcommittee
  20. 2013 - present
    MemberBreast Cancer Disease-Oriented Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Department of Oncology
  21. 2013 - present
    MemberCancer Control Disease-Oriented Group
  22. 2013 - present
    Executive Committee MemberBreast Disease Registry
  23. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  24. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  25. 2012
    Project OfficerBrigham and Women's Hospital
  26. 2011 - 2013
    ASCO RepresentativeAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons, Breast Reconstruction Guidelines Workgroup
  27. 2011
    FacilitatorBrigham and Women's Hospital
  28. 2011
    RepresentativeAmerican Association for Cancer Research & American Society of Clinical Oncology
  29. 2011 - present
    MemberHealth Outcomes(CCHO) Committee, Alliance, Cancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberCommittee on Advocacy, Alliance, Cancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  31. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  32. 2006 - 2010
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  33. 2005 - 2006
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital
  34. 2004 - 2005
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital
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Publications

Research activities

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