Breast pathway board 

The Breast Cancer Pathway Board, led by Rebecca Roylance, is responsible for driving improvement across the whole care pathway. Click here to read our annual report for 2017/18.

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    Dr Rebecca Roylance, Pathway Director for breast pathway board

    Dr Rebecca Roylance is a medical oncologist specialising in the medical management of breast cancer.

    After qualifying from St Georges Hospital Medical School, with a first in her undergraduate degree she completed medical oncology training at UCLH and the Royal Free Hospital. She undertook a PhD at Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer Research UK) investigating the genetics of breast cancer before completing her specialist oncology training whilst a Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist. On completing her training she was awarded a HEFCE Senior Clinical Fellowship and took up a Consultant post at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, before moving to UCLH.

    Her clinical and research interests continue solely in the field of breast cancer. She is active in clinical research and leads on a number of breast cancer clinical trials both as chief and principle investigator, as well as being a member of a number of clinical trial management groups. Nationally she has been a member of the NCRI breast clinical studies group and is a member of the metastatic breast cancer subgroup

 Breast pathway board papers

Breast Pathway Board Minutes June 201804/06/2018
Breast Pathway Board Minutes March 201807/03/2018
Breast Pathway Board Minutes December 201711/12/2017
Breast Pathway Board Minutes September 201720/09/2017
Breast Pathway Board Minutes May 201722/05/2017
Breast Pathway Board Minutes February 201709/02/2017
Breast Pathway Board Minutes December 201606/12/2016
Breast Pathway Board Minutes September 201619/09/2016
Breast Pathway Board Minutes June 201606/06/2016

 Breast pathway board documents

DNJ London Cancer metastatic Breast Cancer Report
Metastatic breast cancer update
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 Write Up
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -Update on patient treatment, genetics and pathology - Muna Ahmed
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 - Update on Guidelines - Jasdeep Gahir
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -The Role of PET CT in Breast Cancer - Jamshed Bomanji
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -The Patient Perspective - Alison Carter
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -Psychological Care in Breast Cancer Services - Esther Hansen and Caroline Dancyger
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -Oncolocy and Fertility Protocols and Local Services Pathway - Garima Srivastava
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -Improving Access in Breast Screening for Individuals with Learning Difficulties - Elli Purser
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 -De-escalation of Axillary Surgery in Node Positive Breast Cancer - Petros Charalampoudis
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 - Breast Cancer Treatment Related Cardiac Toxicity - Arjun Ghosh
Breast Education Day 02-07-18 - Breast Cancer Haven; Supporting People - Nicola Cunningham
Breast Pathway Board Annual Report 2017-18
Breast Pathway Board Annual Report 2016-17
London Cancer Early Breast Stratified Follow-up Implementation Resource Pack PDF
London Cancer Surgical Guidelines for Breast Cancer – November 2015
London Cancer Pathway Specification for Breast Cancer–July 2014
London Cancer Algorithm for referral
London Cancer Breast Radiotherapy Guidelines 2017
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 Membership - Breast pathway board

Antony PittathankalSurgeon – Lead for SurgeryBHRUT
Ash (Afshin) MosahebiPlastic Surgeon – Lead for Plastic SurgeryRoyal Free London
Claire GraingerClinical Nurse SpecialistPAH
Claire Mabena Clinical Nurse Specialist Lead/Breast Care Nurses Forum ChairRoyal Free London
Deborah GloverPatientPatient Representative
Emma SpurrellMedical oncologistWhittington Health
Emma StaplesClinical OncologistBHRUT
Esther HansonConsultant Clinical Psychologist (Joint Lead)Royal Free London
Faye GishenPalliative Care Royal Free London
Isabelle Pallix Cancer Services ManagerHomerton Hospital
Jasdeep GahirConsultant SurgeonNMUH
Joanna FranksSurgeonUCLH
Mary BurgessConsultant Clinical Psychologist (Joint Lead)UCLH
Muhamed Al-Dubaisi SurgeonRoyal Free London
Muna AhmedGeneticistGreat Ormond Street Hospital
Patricia DeanPatientPatient Representative
Rebecca RoylanceMedical oncologist / Pathway Board DirectorUCLH
Rob SteinMedical Oncologist – Lead for ResearchUCLH
Ros CrooksRadiologist – Lead for RadiologyRoyal Free London
Sharon CavanaghLead for AHPs and LWBC London Cancer
Tina DahsGeneral PractitionerGP
Virginia Wolstenholme Clinical Oncologist - Clinical Lead for Clinical OncologyBarts Health