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Breast

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. In 2011, just fewer than 50,000 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer (NHS choices).

The overall aim of the Breast ECAG is to provide specialist advice and guidance to the East Midlands Cancer Clinical Network Steering Group, Clinical Commissioning Groups and Specialist Commissioning Groups (SCG) on the standards of service for patients with breast cancer reflecting current best practice and opportunities for development.

The Breast ECAG will aim to ensure that patients with breast cancer receive high quality equitable cancer care throughout the East Midlands Cancer Clinical Network regardless of geography or socio-economic factors and will, wherever possible, endeavour to improve the standard of care provided.

Lead
Mr Salam Musa
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and Clinical Lead
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Future meeting dates
Friday 10th November 2017

Key documents
pdfAnnual Report 2016/17
pdfClinical Guidelines