A Registry for the Collection and Maintenance of Biological Specimens for Breast Cancer Research


About this study

The purpose of this registry is to collect and maintain samples of breast tissue from women and men undergoing surgery for a breast related concern at Mayo Clinic Rochester,  to create a biospecimen resource for the study of benign and cancerous breast conditions.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Male or female.
  • 18 years or older.
  • Will undergo breast or breast cancer related surgery at Mayo Clinic for either a benign or malignant condition.

Exclusion Criteria:

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Matthew Goetz, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Jodie Cogswell



More information


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Additional contact information

Cancer-related trials contact form

Phone: 855-776-0015 (toll-free)

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