• Breast units for training
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  • Breast units for training

    The following units are BRESO approved and deliver training to an approved standard.  Some of these units may offer fellowships to external candidates, either salaried or unsalaried and others are closed units which only offer training to existing local or National trainees.  

    The list is not exhaustive and new breast units will be added progressively. See this page if you are interested in approving your breast unit.

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    Leuven University Hospital

    Contact: Prof. Ann Smeets

    Noorderhart Mariaziekenhuis & Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Sint Jan

    Contact: Dr. Jos Vlasselaer, Dr. Kaat Verbeke


    Breast Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Institut Curie, Paris

    Contact: Fabien Reyal, Head of breast & gynecological cancer & reconstructive surgery team


    Interdisciplinary Breast Centre, Esslingen

    Contact: Thorsten Kühn, Head of Breast Centre


    Dept of Breast and Sarcoma Surgery, National Institute of Oncology, Budapest

    Contact: Zoltan Matrai, Head of the Centre of Surgical Oncology and Head of the Department of Breast and Sarcoma Surgery


    Regional Cancer Centre Cork University Hospital, Ireland

    Contact: Mike Corrigan, Clinical Lead Regional Cancer Service


    Breast Unit, University and Research Hospital, Milan

    Contact: Oreste Gentilini, Head of Breast Surgery And Head of Breast Unit

    Breast Unit, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center - IRCCS

    Contact: Corrado Tinterri, Head of Breast Unit

    Breast Surgery Unit, IRCCS Agostino Gemelli University Hospital Foundation, Rome

    Contact: Lorenzo Scardina, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon 

    Breast Unit, Breast Surgery Clinic, Ospedale San Martino, Genova

    Contact: Daniele Friedman, Head of Breast Surgery

    Breast Unit, IOM Istituto Oncologico del Mediterraneo

    Contact: Angela Strazzanti, Consultant

    Breast Center, Humanitas Istituto Clinico Catanese, Catania

    Contact: Giuseppe Catanuto, Breast Surgeon

    Breast Unit UOC Senologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni

    Contact: Lucio Fortunato, UOC Director

    Breast Unit, Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo

    Contact: Dr Shadya Sara Darwish, Breast Surgeon


    Breast Cancer Unit, Medical University of Lodz, Cancer Center Copernicus Memorial Hospital, Lodz

    Contact: Agnieszka Kolacinska, Professor of Surgery


    Breast Unit, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon

    Contact: Maria Joao Cardoso, Head Breast Surgeon


    Breast Surgical Unit, Breast Cancer Center, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Barcelona

    Contact: Martin Espinosa-Bravo, Head of Breast Surgical Unit, Breast Cancer Centre.


    Breast Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburgh

    Contact: Riccardo A. Audisio, Professor of Surgery

    Breast Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital

    Contact: Andreas Karakatsanis, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon 


    Breast Unit, Centro di Senologia della Svizzera Italiana, CSSI

    Contact: Francesco Meani, Head of Breast Unit, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale EOC


    Breast Surgery Unit, Marmara University Pendik Training & Research Hospital

    Contact: M. Umit Ugurlu & Bahadir M. Gulluoglu, Professors of General Surgery, Breast Center, Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of General Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine


    LISOD Hospital of Israeli Oncology

    Contact: Andrii Zhygulin, Head of Breast Unit


    Breast Unit, Guy's and St. Thomas’ Hospital', London

    Contact: Ashutosh Kothari, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

    Breast Unit, The Royal Marsden Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London

    Contact: Marios Konstantinos Tasoulis, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

    Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Unit, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

    Contacts: Riccardo Bonomi, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Consultant Surgeon & Fabio Rapisarda, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Consultant Surgeon
    6/12 months accommodation offered to trainees

    University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

    Contact: Emanuele Garreffa, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon