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Lena Andersson

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Ms Lena Andersson M.D., Dr.med., founded the Anelca Clinic in 1998, and recruited further Specialists to the team, including Hand- and Maxillofacial Surgical Specialists.

Ms Andersson has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 1993. She originally trained at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. She received her specialist training in Aesthetic- and Plastic Surgery in Sweden, Switzerland and the USA, before being appointed as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital in 1995, when she also commenced her private practice in London.


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joined 4 years, 7 months ago

Anthony Pais

Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology

Dr. Anthony Vijay Pais, Breast Surgeon, Professor & Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology is the Head of the Breast Unit and Women's oncology at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center and the Narayana Hrudayalaya Multi Speciality Hospital, Bangalore, India.

Being in the field of surgical oncology for 23 years he felt the need to develop a separate speciality for breast cancer and associated diseases. He also had special training to start a 'Breast Centre of Excellence' at the John Hopkins Avon Breast Centre, Baltimore, USA.

He has conducted several cancer detection camps for the underprivileged people and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike workers, throughout Karnataka.

 Under his guidance and direction, maximum number of breast cancer resections with immediate micro vascular reconstructions have been conducted in India (state of the art surgery done in the US), for the poorest of the poor.

He has published over 14 papers, and has 16 presentations to his credit. He has delivered 44 lectures at various hospitals and health centres.

Dr.Pais has gone through special training in Breast Ultrasound and Interpreting Mammograms in Japan and the USA. He has also got a certificate of competence to assess mammograms from the world renowned Radiologist Prof. Laszlo Tabar, Prof of Radiology, University of Uppsala School of Medicine, Sweden

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4 years, 10 months ago

In 2013 the Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had both her breasts removed because she carried the BRCA1 gene.

Her bilateral prophylactic mastectomy highlights the fact that a woman whose mother or father carries a faulty BRCA1 gene has a 50% chance of also carrying it and a 60 to 80% higher risk of developing breast cancer.

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