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Centro de Mama - Hospital de S. João

Porto, Portugal

Centro de Mama -  Hospital de S. João
  • 400 New breast cancer cases treated per year
  • 24 Breast multidisciplinarity team members
Radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiotherapists and nurses

Clinical Director: José Luis FougoMD, MSc, PhD

The Breast Unit activity effectively started in 1997, with the main goal of integrate diagnosis and treatment. In 2008 the name and status changed from Breast Unit to Breast Center - Hospital São João, being now an independent, multidisciplinary, one-stop center. It is the fourth busiest Breast Center in Portugal. The Center has pre-graduate and post-graduate teaching students and all specialities residents training and working within the center. Oral presentations, posters, and publications as well as clinical investigation works are also of high interests. Team members works on high-risk clinics, neo-adjuvant chemotherapy concept, senior patients (>75), axillary management and on aesthetic result of breast cancer conservative treatment. The Hospital de São João is recognized as the best portuguese hospital and it's Faculty of Medicine is the most requested by the portuguese medical students. From September 2017, the Breast Centre is a EUSOMA (European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists)/Breast Centres Centification certified unit.


BCCERT - Breast Centres Certification

Expiration date: 03 September 2019
BCCERT - Breast Centres Certification

Certification document (eng lang.)


Centro de Mama - Hospital de S. João

Alameda do Prof. Mernâni Monteiro
4200-319 Porto, 
Phone: +351220919009
Fax: +351220919009

Last modified: 09 April 2018