Category: Research

Publication on breast MRI

Feb 27, 2018 at 02:48
Clinical researchers at our practice, in collaboration with Radiologists at Mater Imaging, have published the results of an audit of breast MRI. The results of breast MRI in 181 women with newly diagnosed breast cancer treated at our centre..

Our latest publications

Feb 04, 2017 at 01:27
We are committed to ongoing research to improve outcomes for our Breast Cancer and Melanoma patients. Our Specialists are lead many clinical research projects and have published innumerable studies in peer reviewed journals. Our recent publications See all of..

Sydney Cancer Conference presentation

Oct 10, 2016 at 10:46
Dr Kathy Flitcroft presented “Equity implications of uncoordinated health data collection systems: The case of breast reconstruction in Australia” in September, 2016. Read more

Join our research team

Jul 11, 2016 at 12:25
We are looking for a CLINICAL DATA MANAGER To coordinate clinical trials and maintain our breast cancer audit database  Position overview This position primarily involves coordinating a number of trials related to breast cancer and maintaining a breast cancer..

Conference presentations

Nov 17, 2015 at 07:41
A/Prof Andrew Spillane and Dr Kathy Flitcroft attended the first World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBRA) in Melbourne on October 22-24, 2015.  The CoBRA congress dealt with controversial issues in aspects of breast cancer care, with presentations,..

Meet our 2015 Surgical Fellow Dr Farhad (Fred) Azimi

Aug 16, 2015 at 08:23
Dr Azimi is a Post-Fellowship trainee in Breast Surgery with Breast Surgeons ANZ and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. After completing his medical training at the University of NSW in 2002, he embarked on Junior..

Thank you to The Friends of the Mater Foundation

Dec 23, 2014 at 11:13
Much of our current research is supported by the generosity of The Friends of the Mater Foundation. Read more about our research on The Friends of the Mater website. Read about the Foundation’s support for Surgical Oncology.

Breast reconstruction

Aug 20, 2014 at 08:05
Our rate of breast reconstruction after mastectomy is among the highest in the world. Our surgeons have recently published the results of their review of women having a mastectomy for cancer or DCIS (pre-cancer) at our centre.  This showed..

Our surgeons present at Singapore meeting

Aug 17, 2014 at 10:43
A/Prof Andrew Spillane and Dr Kylie Snook presented at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting in Singapore in May 2014. Slides from selected presentations are available to view. A/Prof Andrew Spillane Melanoma Surgical Clinical Trials Update: ‘MSLT1,..

Warning about thermography

Aug 15, 2014 at 11:38
Dr Meagan Brennan has published a research article that shows thermography is very unreliable for detecting breast cancer. Thermography is an imaging test that uses a thermal camera to produce a ‘heat map’ of the breast. The research was..