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700 patients with breast cancer operated/year

240 patients with gynecological cancer operated/year

FielD, technologies anD MethoDs

Diagnoses For breast pathologies, the department carries out biopsies (micro- or macrobiopsies) using a Mammotome®, a device that uses imaging guidance for precision and patient comfort. Gynaecological tumours are detected by ultrasound, colposcopy, biopsy or hysteroscopy.

treatments Apart from standard breast and gynaecological surgery, our team uses state- of-the-art technology and techniques, such as intraoperative radiation ther- apy, robotic surgery, or debulking surgery.

Missions Conducting breast cancer sur-

gery, including reconstructions Conducting gynaecological

surgery Offering psychological support

to patients Developing advanced surgical

techniques and participating in clinical studies

Training medical and para- medical staff

DePartMental organisation

The Clinic includes 9 surgeons, 1 head nurse, 3 psychologists, 2 data managers and 3 sec- retaries.

Dr Filip De Neubourg Gynaecological Surgeon

Dr Jean-Marie Nogaret Gynaecological Surgeon, Head of Clinic

Dr Isabelle Veys Gynaecological Surgeon

Dr Dina Hertens Gynaecologist

Dr Danièle Noterman Gynaecologist

SURGERY BREAST & GYNAECOLOGICAL CLINIC

aPPlieD research The Clinic is a Belgian pioneer in introducing new techniques such as intraoperative radiation therapy, the sentinel lymph-node procedure, macrobiopsy and psychological support for patients. It regularly participates in national and international research studies.