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Discussing Breast Cancer with Professor Saunders

Did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed amongst Australian women?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an important time to support the many people who have been affected by the disease.

 In our latest podcast episode, St John of God Subiaco Hospital Breast Surgeon Professor Christobel Saunders AO provides valuable insights into breast cancer and the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment.

To listen, click on the podcast.

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Professor Christobel Saunders Breast cancer surgeon

About the Author

Professor Christobel Saunders AO Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, AHMS, is internationally recognised as one of Australia's most prominent research-orientated cancer surgeons.

She has substantially contributed to many clinical aspects of cancer research including clinical trials of new treatments, psychosocial, translational and health services research, with a particular emphasis on breast cancer.

She has performed research for over 25 years and in the past five years, has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles. She sits on many local and national government committees and advisory councils in medicine, and is on the Board of consumer organisations (Breast Cancer Network Australia, Cancer Council Western Australia, and the Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group).