Breast Surgery Section Visitors

Associate Professor Abigail Caudle

Houston, USA

Dr Caudle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX and serves as the Associate Vice President of Perioperative Services. She did her surgical residency at the University of North Carolina and a surgical oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She has a Masters in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan. Her research has centered on surgical advances in breast surgery, their implementation into practice, as well as development of quality measures. She is
an active member of the Alliance Cooperative Group, serving on the Dissemination & Implementation Committee, Cancer Care Delivery Research Committee, and the Board of Trustees.

Miss Fiona MacNeill

London, UK

Fiona qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London in 1983. She has been a consultant general and breast surgeon since 1996 but now practices exclusively in oncoplastic breast surgery working at The Royal Marsden Hospital Chelsea and The London Breast Clinic, Harley Street, London. As Breast Tutor at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fiona established the UK sentinel lymph node training programme and oncoplastic surgery portfolio and delivered the first GMC recognized curriculum for breast surgery training. Her achievements in education were recognized in 2006 when she was awarded the ASiT Silver Scalpel ‘Trainer of the Year’. Fiona was President of the Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) of Great Britain and Ireland from 2015-2017 and is currently vice-president of the European division of breast surgery
(UEMS). In 2014, she was awarded the Querci Della Rovere Prize for
‘Excellence in Cancer Surgery’ by European society of surgical oncology and the British Association of Surgery Oncology (ESSO/BASO). Fiona
is currently National lead for a major Department of Health standard setting and quality improvement programme in breast surgery (Get it right first time – GIRFT). Her current research interests are pre-surgery radiotherapy and de-escalation of surgery after chemotherapy.