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
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.