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  • Working Groups

    The BRESO Platform is composed of representatives from leading breast cancer organisations and societies.

    Members are divided into 4 Working Groups as follows:

    Theoretical Knowledge Working Group

    Lynda Wyld, UK (Chair) - Professor of Surgery, University of Sheffield

    Maria João Cardoso (Co-Chair) - Head Breast Surgeon, Breast Cancer Unit, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon

    Sarah Downey, UK – Consultant Surgeon, Lead for Breast Cancer, James Paget Hospital

    Bahadir Gulluoglu, TR – Professor of Surgery, Breast Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine and SENATURK Turkish Academy of Senology, Istanbul

    Michael Knauer, CH – Head Breast Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of St. Gallen

    Agnieszka Kolacinska, PL – Professor of Surgery, Breast Cancer Unit, Medical University of Lodz, Cancer Center Copernicus Memorial Hospital

    Practical Skills Working Group

    Isabel Rubio, SP (Chair) - President-Elect, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists (EUSOMA)

    Francesco Meani, CH (Co-Chair) - Facutly member of ESCO - College of the European School of Oncology - ESO

    Giuseppe Catanuto, IT - Consultant Breast Surgeon, Azienda Ospedaliera Cannizzaro

    Jian Farhadi, UK – Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London

    Oreste Gentilini, IT - Head of Breast Surgery And Head of Breast Unit, University and Research Hospital, Milan

    Andreas Karakatsanis, SE - Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Breast Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital

    Fiona McNeill, UK – Consultant Breast Surgeon, The Royal Marsden, NHS Foundation Trust

    Fabien Reyal, FR - Head of breast cancer, gynecologic cancer and reconstructive surgery, Institut Curie, Paris

    Examination Working Group

    Christos Markopoulos, GR (Chair) – Chair, Division of Breast Surgery, European Board of Surgery of the UEMS (DBS)

    Lynda Wyld, UK (Co-Chair) - Professor of Surgery, University of Sheffield

    Marjut Leidenius, FI– Department Head, Breast Surgery Unit, Medical University Hospital Helsinki

    Kerstin Sandelin, SE – Assoc. Professor, Breast, Endocrine and Sarcoma tumors, Karolinska University Hospital

    Organizational/ Management Structure Working Group

    Tibor Kovacs, UK (Chair) - President, European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

    Riccardo A. Audisio, SE - Professor of Surgery, The Sahlgrenska University Hospital Gothenburg

    Karen Benn, IT - Deputy CEO, Europa Donna

    Alberto Costa, IT - CEO, European School of Oncology (ESO)

    Christos Markopoulos, GR - Chair, Division of Breast Surgery, European Board of Surgery of the UEMS (DBS)

    Zoltan Matrai, HU  - Chair of the Central-Eastern European Breast Cancer Surgical Consortium (CEEBCSC)