Miss Leena Chagla
Breast Cancer in the UK
Our keynote speaker this evening is known to many of our members families, as one of the leaders in the UK breast cancer projects, Leena has been consultant to several of our ladies. Leena is pictured with Rtn John Garner & wife Ann along with President Anne.
At the top of her field. Miss Leena Chagla is a consultant surgeon and the Honorary Secretary of the Association of Breast Surgery, and President elect of the Liverpool and Northwest Society of Surgeons. She heads the Breast unit at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals. She is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool and is a professional clinical advisor to Public Health England for Breast Screening. Her breast unit at St Helens Hospital is actively involved in clinical innovation and introduced the ROLL (Radioisotope occult lesion localisation) and SNOLL(Sentinel node and occult lesion localisation) techniques for screen detected cancers in the UK. Leena was instrumental in setting up the International Forum at ABS with a view to sharing good practice globally. She is committed to improving and standardising breast cancer care through education and training. An excellent evening.