Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Perdana University RCSI Launches Clinical Forum

06 September 2011

Prof. Tom Gorey, Consultant Surgeon at the Mater University Hospital Dublin and Professor of Surgery at University College Dublin was the guest speaker at the inaugural Clinical Forum Meeting in Putrajaya on Friday 19 August 2011.

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Prof Tom Gorey and staff from Perdana University RCSI.

Prof Gorey is a Council member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a member of the Council Royal Academy of Medicine and Editor of the Journal of Medical Science. He is current President of the Society of Irish Breast Surgeons.

Prof Gorey outlined milestones in past treatment of patients with breast cancer including open biopsy diagnosis, advanced / nodal disease and radical surgery. He highlighted the significant patient outcome benefits of multidisciplinary team care, screening programmes, minimally invasive surgery and adjuvant therapy. He predicted future developments for breast cancer patients including genetic profiling, advanced image-guided biopsy and immunotherapy.

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Professor Tom Gorey

Faculty from Perdana University RCSI, Johns Hopkins Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine and surgeons from hospitals in Putrajaya attended the meeting, which was followed by a reception.