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Professor Fran Boyle AM, Medical Oncologist and Board Director, Breast Cancer Trials

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I see my patients go through a range of emotions when they first learn that they have breast cancer.

Many hear the words ‘breast cancer’ and that’s all they can take in one consultation, as I see fear and anxiety wash over them.

But one of the most satisfying things about my job is to be able to say to patients that today we have choices in their treatments.

We can tailor those treatments to their specific type of breast cancer.

And their chances of having a long and happy life are better today than ever before.