John Boyages: “architect” in designing and building innovative programs against breast cancer

Posted On 2016-01-21 16:45:50

Professor John Boyages is the founder of Westmead Breast Cancer Institute (BCI) and BreastScreen NSW Sydney West, one of the first breast screening services in Australia. As a leading breast cancer specialist, he has pioneered innovative approaches in the detection and treatment of women with breast cancer. Nominated as one of four finalists for “NSW Australian of the Year 2013”, he and his team have contributed in decreasing the mortality from breast cancer in the West of Sydney. He is now the director of Breast Oncology at Macquarie University Cancer Institute, Macquarie University, Sydney. The journal Gland Surgery is honored to have Professor Boyages share with us stories behind his clinical excellence, about the establishment of BCI and Breast Screen Sydney West and his acceptance of the appointment in Macquarie University.

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Professor John Boyages