Professor Dixon’s educational qualifications are:
Professor Dixon has been an invited speaker at numerous international meetings, symposia, and conferences on breast cancer and on aromatase inhibitors. His research focuses on surgical perspectives in neoadjuvant endocrine therapy of large operable and locally advanced breast cancer, particularly aromatase inhibitor treatment. In efforts to optimise endocrine therapy, he is currently investigating the changes in biologic characteristics that occur during response and resistance to endocrine treatments.
Professor Dixon is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of both Edinburgh and England and also an Honorary Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. Professor Dixon has published over 300 papers, contributed 100 book chapters, and written or edited 25 books. He was the inaugural Managing Editor of The Breast and the former Editor of the British Medical Journal. He is a reviewer for 20 cancer-related journals, and on the Editorial Board of Breast Cancer Management and Annals of Surgical Oncology.
Professor Dixon has given over 200 invited lectures all around the world. He was the Royal College of Surgeons of Australasia Visiting Fellow in 2000 and 2011. Professor Dixon has been the co-chair of the Miami Breast Cancer Conference since 2008.
Professor Dixon has recently been made OBE for services to the treatment of breast cancer and for charitable services.
Professor Dixon received his MBChB and MD degrees from Edinburgh University, and trained in breast cancer research at the University's Department of Clinical Surgery.
He also has a 1st class Bachelor of Science degree in Pathology. He trained in Edinburgh and Oxford.
A list of Professor Dixon’s publications is available from the PubMed.gov website.
This article was published on Jul 26, 2013