Kathryn J. Ruddy, M.D.

  1. Oncologist

Specialty Groups

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. 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

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. 2020 - present
    LeaderCancer Patient Education Center Internal Advisory Group
  2. 2020 - present
    Vice ChairMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  3. 2020 - 2023
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberMoonshot Team
  6. 2020 - present
    Co-LeaderMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  7. 2019
    Expert PanelistSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  8. 2019 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  9. 2018
    MentorSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  10. 2018 - 2020
    Expert PanelistAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  11. 2017
    Expert PanelistFood and Drug Administration (FDA)
  12. 2017 - 2019
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  13. 2017
    Co-LeaderCancer Control Disease-Oriented Group
  14. 2017 - present
    LeaderMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  15. 2016
    MentorSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)
  16. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  17. 2016 - present
    Invited MemberYoung Survival Coalition
  18. 2016 - 2020
    LeadTranslational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  19. 2016 - 2017
    MemberMinnesota Cancer Alliance
  20. 2016 - 2018
    MemberDepartment of Medical Oncology
  21. 2016 - 2017
    Co-LeaderMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  22. 2016 - present
    Co-LeaderDepartment of Oncology
  23. 2015 - present
    Advisory Panel MemberPsychosocial Oncology, Cancer.net, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  24. 2015
    Program DirectorCardio-Oncology Program
  25. 2015
    Co-authorBreast Specialty Council Workgroup
  26. 2015 - 2017
    ChairAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  27. 2015 - 2016
    MemberCenter for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  28. 2015 - present
    Advisory PanelistPsychosocial Oncology
  29. 2014 - present
    MemberMultinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  30. 2014 - present
    Vice ChairAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  31. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  32. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  33. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  34. 2013 - 2016
    MemberCancer Control Disease-Oriented Group
  35. 2013 - present
    Executive Committee MemberBreast Disease Registry
  36. 2013 - present
    InterviewerDepartment of Internal Medicine
  37. 2013 - present
    InterviewerHarvard College
  38. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairEORTC 10085 Male Breast Cancer QoL Working Group
  39. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  40. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  41. 2012
    Project OfficerBrigham and Women's Hospital
  42. 2011 - 2013
    ASCO RepresentativeAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  43. 2011
    FacilitatorBrigham and Women's Hospital
  44. 2011
    RepresentativeAmerican Association for Cancer Research & American Society of Clinical Oncology
  45. 2011 - present
    MemberCancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  46. 2010 - present
    MemberCancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
  47. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  48. 2006 - 2010
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  49. 2005 - 2006
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital
  50. 2004 - 2005
    MemberEducation at MGH(ECOTE), Massachusetts General Hospital

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.