Expertise and rankings

Each year, more than 9,500 people seek breast cancer care at Mayo Clinic and nearly 1,500 people undergo breast cancer surgery. They benefit from the clinic's:


Mayo Clinic is accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer and multiple campuses are accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) for breast cancer research

Mayo Clinic is one of a select group of medical centers in the United States to be recognized with a SPORE award from the National Cancer Institute. Such awards are granted to institutions that show excellence in research projects with the potential to improve patient care.

Status as a comprehensive cancer center

The Breast Clinic is part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, which meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

April 23, 2021