Gerardo Colon-oteroMD, BSc
Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D., is focused on the treatment of breast cancer and gynecologic malignancies (ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and cervical cancer) and on efforts to eliminate cancer care outcome disparities. Dr. Colon-Otero collaborates with other scientists at Mayo Clinic to identify new treatments for gynecologic cancer and breast cancer aimed at overcoming the problem of tumor resistance. His research aims at identifying some of the genetic differences that may contribute to worse outcomes in different segments of the population. In collaboration with community entities, his team develops community-based interventions aimed at ensuring underserved populations have adequate access to cancer screening and cancer research programs. Dr. Colon-Otero is also actively involved in the training of medical students, residents and fellows.