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Breast Cancer Care

Categories: Medicine

Charity providing support for women with breast cancer. Founded by Betty Westgate, five years after she was diagnosed with the disease. Originally called the Mastectomy Association; the name was changed to Breast Care and Mastectomy Association of Great Britain in 1987, and again to its current name in 1994.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Breast Cancer Care

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Betty Westgate

Betty Westgate MBE, 1919 - 2000, a pioneer and campaigner for breast cancer s...

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Veterinary History Society
1 memorial
Barry Jackson

Barry Jackson

President of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in October 2000.

Person, Medicine, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir Jonathan Hutchinson

Sir Jonathan Hutchinson

Surgeon and pathologist. He was born on 23 July 1828 in Selby, Yorkshire and our picture source gives a biography of his life. He died, aged 84 years, on 23 June 1913 in Haslemere, Surrey and was ...

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Sir Stewart Duke-Elder

Sir Stewart Duke-Elder

Ophthalmologist. Born in Pitlochry, Scotland. Wrote a classic manual for eye surgeons, entitled "Textbook of Ophthalmology".

Person, Medicine, Scotland

1 memorial
Dr. Ian Goodson Wickes

Dr. Ian Goodson Wickes

MA, MD, FRCP, DCH. Chief Assistant Childrens Department, St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1946 - 1951. June 2009 we found this at Mike Kemble :"Ed Goodson has the following request for information: Can a...

Person, Medicine

1 memorial