Mike Dixon is senior medical editor at Macmillan for information about breast cancer.
Consultant Breast Surgeon
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Mike Dixon is senior medical editor at Macmillan for information about breast cancer. He trained in Edinburgh and Oxford and is a Consultant Breast Surgeon at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. He is also Clinical Director of the Breast Cancer Now Research Group in Edinburgh. He holds an Honorary Professorship in Breast Surgery at the University of Edinburgh.
His research focuses on using hormonal therapy before breast cancer surgery. He has developed new methods of breast reconstruction, and ways to improve the appearance of breast conserving surgery. In 2013 he received an OBE for his work improving the understanding and management of breast disease.
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