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Elizabeth Cathcart-Rake, MD

Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic


Dr. Cathcart-Rake's areas of clinical and research focus include:

  • Cancer screening among transgender and gender diverse individuals at risk for breast cancer
  • Clinical care interventions for patients who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Endocrine therapies in patients who identify as transgender and gender diverse and are diagnosed with breast cancer
  • Prevention and treatment of side effects that result from cancer therapies, including hot flashes, alopecia, and neuropathy

Dr. Cathcart-Rake's research and clinical work focuses on improving the disparities facing LGBTQIA+ patients with or at risk for cancer, with a particular aim to improve care for transgender and gender diverse individuals with breast cancer. In addition, Dr. Cathcart-Rake studies ways to prevent and treat the acute and long-term effects of cancer treatments in order to support the quality of life of cancer survivors.