TITLE

Breast physicians are the linchpins of breast cancer management

AUTHOR(S)
Overs, Marge
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Medical Journal of Australia;9/17/2012, Vol. 197 Issue 6, pC1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the role of breast physicians in Australia. Breast physicians' role transitioned from being centered around screening and diagnosis to becoming a bridge between a woman's general practitioner and surgeon. Associate professor and breast physician Nehmat Houssami says that some breast physicians collaborate with surgeons in theatre and in immediate post-operation follow-up.
ACCESSION #
82032859

 

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