A Study of Benign Breast Tissue and Disease, and Breast Cancer Development


About this study

The purpose of this study is to culture human mammary cells to identify cellular characteristics associated with lobular involution status. 

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. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women between the ages of 18-80 years old.
  • Patients undergoing prophylactic mastectomy or reduction mammoplasty, or undergoing mastectomy due to breast cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women who are outside the age ranges listed above.  

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Derek Radisky, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office


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