Breast Cancer in women


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Advisory Panel

Carol Thomas
Medical Sociologist, Lancaster University
Christine Fogg
Breast Cancer Care
Judy Shakespeare
Julie Liddle
Cancerbackup Breast Care Nurse
Netta Wooles
Breast Cancer Patient
Professor Michael Baum
Department of Oncology, University College

We would like to thank the women who participated in this research, all those who helped us find them.

We would also like to thank Dr Sharon Dixon, who is a GP and medical advisor for the Health Experience Research Group, and Dr Joss Adams, Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Berkshire Cancer Center in the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading for their advice and support in updating this section in 2015.

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Macmillan Cancer Support
NHS Direct Online

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Ann McPherson


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