• Dr Pauline Carder, Bradford
  • Dr Adele Francis, Birmingham
  • Dr Sally Lane, Consultant Breast Pathologist, Leeds
  • Dr Andrew Lee, Nottingham
  • Dr Rebecca Millican-Slater, Leeds
  • Dr Abeer Shaaban, Consultant Breast Pathologist, Leeds
  • Dr Nisha Sharma, Consultant Radiologist, Leeds

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Dr Carder trained in breast pathology in Edinburgh following a period as house officer to Professor Sir Patrick Forrest. Specialist breast pathologist Consultant/Senior Lecturer posts in Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals followed post graduate histopathology training and research at the Cancer Research Campaign laboratories in Edinburgh. She has published extensively with most recent work relating to core biopsy diagnosis and management of screen detected lesions. She is the deputy Breast Pathology Regional QA Co-ordinator for Northern and Yorkshire and represents the region at the National Coordinating Committee (Big 18).She is also the pathology representative for the National BASO Breast Screening Audit.
Ms Adele Francis practices at Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Selly Oak Hospital and BMI The Priory Hospital, specialising in General surgery with special interest in breast surgery.  
Dr Lane worked in general and specialist breast histology and cytology as a consultant and continues to support the structured approach to diagnostic work initiated by the comprehensive NHS Breast Screening programme. This approach helped the consistent introduction of the sentinel node biopsy as an MD team-based system and Dr Lane has been closely associated with this, lecturing on the Leeds unit arm of the New Start programme.
Dr Lee has been a Consultant Histopathologist with a special interest in breast disease in Nottingham since 1998. He has been a member of the National Coordinating Committee for Breast Pathology and has chaired the group that organizes the National Breast Pathology Update courses since 2006. He has contributed to over 100 publications particularly on breast pathology. His main areas of interest are core biopsy diagnosis, spindle and fibroepithelial lesions, the role of inflammation in breast cancer and prognostic factors.
Dr Millican-Slater completed her histopathology training in Leeds and has stayed there for her first Consultant post specialising in breast pathology. One of her diagnostic areas of interest is neuroendocrine tumours of the breast about which she has co-authored a textbook chapter. Her main research interest is the role of eIF4E in breast cancer.

Dr Shaaban is a Consultant Breast Pathologist/ Honorary Senior Lecturer Department of Histopathology and Molecular Pathology, St James’s University Hospital. Dr Shaaban is a specialist breast pathologist who works in a large tertiary referral centre and a regional centre for HER2 immunohistochemistry and FISH testing.
Dr Shaaban did a PhD on the analysis of morphological and molecular markers associated with breast neoplasia progression and published with the late Professor JP Sloane, one of the pioneers in the field of breast pathology. Her areas of interest include diagnostic and prognostic markers in breast cancer, in particular estrogen receptors, columnar cell lesions and male breast cancer. She produced many research articles, reviews and book chapters. Dr Shaaban is member of the NCRI Breast Clinical Studies Group and The NCRI Breast CSG Translational Subgroup.

Dr Sharma was born in Glasgow and did the first half of her radiology training in Glasgow and then moved to Leeds to complete her training. In 2007 Dr Sharma took up a consultant job in Bradford as a Radiologist with a specialist interest in Breast. In October 2008 she was appointed as Director of breast screening for Leeds/Wakefield.