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'Breast cancer management in Egypt: An overview from a developing country'


Professor Omar Z. YoussefDr Omar Z. Youssef is currently working as full professor of surgical oncology in the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cairo University, the oldest and largest cancer centre in the Middle East. 

He is the past president of Breast Surgery International (BSI) an integrated society of the international society of surgery.

He was trained as a fellow of plastic surgery in the Department of Reconstructive Surgery in the European Institute of Oncology (EIO), Milan, Italy. Then, he worked as a senior resident of surgery in Institut Gustave-Roussy in Paris, France.

His subspecialty is oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery, with main research area in locally advanced breast cancer, and breast oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery. His main academic activities include teaching and training young surgeons in breast surgery, and the clinical management of breast cancer.

He has also extended his experience in some African countries.

He has several publications on breast oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery and has been invited and presented talks in these specialties in many international conferences.

He has successfully organised six successive workshops in breast oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery in Cairo during the last seven years in collaboration with the European School of Oncology and a well-known international faculty from UK, France and Italy.

He is a member of the editorial board of several regional and international medical journals.


Chair: Professor Michael Douek 

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.

Please email Louise King if you would like to attend.