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Treating the patient, not the disease: in memory of Umberto Veronesi

8 Jun 2017
Guest Editor: Gordon McVie

This special issue gathers together papers on the past and future of breast cancer research and treatment,  as well as developments in psycho-oncology and patient empowerment, honouring the enormous contribution Professor Umberto Veronesi made over a lifetime of pioneering work.

We would like to thank the Umberto Veronesi Foundation for their kind sponsorship of this special issue.

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Watch Managing Editor Prof Gordon McVie discuss the various articles in the special issue.

Special Issue Articles