Andrew J Spillane

MD, FRACS, Surgical Oncologist, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, NSW; Professor of Surgical Oncology, Mater Hospital Sydney, NSW; Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

Breast symptoms in adolescents and young adults presenting to a specialist breast clinic

Breast symptoms are common in female and male adolescents and young adults, and most can be treated conservatively.

General practitioners are key to increasing Australia’s low rate of breast reconstruction

Although not all women undergoing mastectomy will desire or choose breast reconstruction, it is important that all women have the opportunity to make an informed choice.

Australian general practitioners’ attitudes and knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma management

These findings will inform the development, dissemination and evaluation of education strategies to improve knowledge of sentinel lymph node biopsy and lead to better patient outcomes.