A Study of Microvasculature Imaging of Breast Masses


About this study

The overall goal is to investigate the value of ultrasound imaging of small vasculature as a new biomarker for cancer characterization and early treatment evaluation.


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

  • Has confirmed benign or malignant breast masses
  • Age 18 or greater

Exclusion Criteria

  • Has unreliable ultrasound images
  • Adult lacking capacity to consent
  • Vulnerable subject such as prisoner


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

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shigao Chen, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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Additional contact information

Cancer-related trials contact form

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

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