Gap Analysis

Filling the Gap

21st October 2019 10am to 4pm, Royal College of Surgeons of England

The ABS Academic and Research Committee invite you to address gaps in the evidence identified by the surgical breast cancer Gap Analysis.  Turn your research ideas into research projects at this collaborative brainstorming and networking meeting.  It is free to attend.  

Registration for this meeting is now closed.  If you wish to attend but have not registered please e-mail Lena Sebova at to see if places are available.

For further information you can download the flyer and programme


Gap Analysis

The ABS Academic and Research Committee has conducted a “gap analysis” of key areas where surgeons could make significant contribution to breast cancer research. This has now been published in the Lancet Oncology.


Cutress RI, McIntosh SA, Potter S, et al. Opportunities and priorities for breast surgical research. The Lancet Oncology 2018; 19(10): e521-e33. DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30511-4


The paper is available from The Lancet Oncology Website here

A word processed version is also available to download here

This work was completed by the Academic and Research Committee of ABS. The aims of the Committee are to enhance care and outcomes for patients with breast disease through the promotion and support of breast surgical research and innovation