Patient Survey of Molecular Breast Imaging


About this study

The purpose of this study is to gather qualitative information about patient comfort during MBI examinations. The primary aim is to assess patient comfort during MBI, relative to comfort during a mammogram. We also wish to identify factors that contribute to discomfort and patients’ willingness to have MBI in the future.

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:

  • Female.
  • MBI exam performed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
  • Email address provided in the medical record.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Protected research populations (pregnant women, prisoners, children, and adults lacking capacity to consent) will not be included in the study.

Eligibility last updated 6/7/22. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.


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

Carrie Hruska, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Emily Block M.B.A.

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