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Professor Mike Dixon awarded Health Champion at Edinburgh Local Hero Awards

Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre clinical researcher wins award: June 2015

Congratulations to Professor Mike Dixon, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre clinical researcher and a world-leading expert in treating breast cancer, who has recently been awarded Health Champion at Edinburgh Local Hero Awards. 

Based at the Western General Hospital, Professor Dixon has worked as a specialist surgeon for more than two decades. He also leads a research team dedicated to understanding why the most common form of breast cancer becomes resistant to drugs, which helps give sufferers the best chance of survival possible.

Full story: Edinburgh Evening News